Monday, July 18, 2011

ARGH: A Pirate Adventure Story

Once upon a time, the fiercest band of pirates ever to roam the Atlantic Ocean called the lower Maine Coast home. In fact, they lived right here on these here rocks.

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One day after a breakfast of raw clams and beer (and cinnamon toast and bananas), the pirates set out on a great quest to find BURIED TREASURE. Captain Charlie read the map.

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Deck Swab James the Chubby kept a lookout.

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First Mate Wesley the Frustrated found the first clue near the flagpole.

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A great quest was undertaken. "To the trees in the side yard!" was their cry. A garden gnome held the key to the treasure. He demanded the pirates solve three riddles, but the ruthless pirates picked him up and wouldn't let him go until he coughed up the next map. ARGH!!

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Map in hand, the dread pirates set off across land and sea, singing "Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum organic apple juice."

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Until at last Captain Charlie spotted an "X" on the beach! The pirates gave orders to have the treasure uncovered! ARGH!

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The Grandpirates could barely contain their excitement! Argh, argh, argh!

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The treasure was FOUND!! What would it be? Gold? Silver? Jewels?

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It was a wealth of loot the likes of which have never been seen in these waters.

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And there was much happiness in the land.

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And peace once again reigned the land. Until the pirates began bickering over whose bubbles were whose.

6 comments:

Kim said...

What fun! My favorite picture is actually the first, where James is so happy. And his legs -- love the baby chub thighs!

A. said...

That is one of the most adorable things I have seen in a long time. Love it! And love Charlie's expression in the photo where he's carrying the treasure chest!

Kyla said...

Adorable AND fun!

Phoenix Rising said...

This is GREAT! I love the narration - and Charlie carrying the treasure chest? PRICELESS! You have adorable pirates. :)

Sarah said...

That looks so fun! Oh my gosh-- James! He is the cutest baby ever!

sarah said...

So so so fantastic & fun!!!! Love "the grandpirates" LOL