The expedition…


When the girls arrived on Thursday afternoon, they announced that ‘we’ needed to visit the pond aka the stream at the bottom of our hill…I managed to fend this off til yesterday and as soon as Elisabeth was awake and dressed, she was ready to go…although consented to wait til after breakfast…

Honey toast, not cooked!

Then we were committed to our expedition…with Elisabeth as lead scout…

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This way(?)

..and through the ‘jungle’ we went…

DSCF7428 DSCF7432 DSCF7430…and saw some of those curly plants on the way…

DSCF7426…finally…the stream…

DSCF7433 DSCF7438…then…

DSCF7439..”Hey! Is that a duck?“…

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…”Sure is“…

DSCF7435You dogs leave the duck alone!

DSCF7442-001…stopped to climb a tree on the way home…

DSCF7443Hey, that was fun, Poppa, let’s do a diff’rent ‘venture tomorrow…”

2 thoughts on “The expedition…

  1. Today’s ‘venture ended up being similar to this one…we tried to explore down the old state highway that is now part of the driveway but it was too overgrown – another summer project, I guess – so instead we went back down to the stream but no ducks today and explored left and right of the track on our way back until turned back by mud, prickles or anything too big for a six year-old to climb over…

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