Apr 25, 2012

Oh Happy Day

What a gorgeous day here.

With Adam off from work, and no school or activities to get to today, we had a whole open day for our family.  So we packed up a picnic, headed to a local state park, and enjoyed a hike.

At one point we realized we hadn't been hiking since Hope was a baby.  Which we both agreed is way too long ago.  And although I could hear the traffic from the freeway nearby, it still felt invigorating to get out in the fresh air and warm sun and explore the outdoors.

We saw at least ten deer, a big snapping turtle, a handful of ducks, a snail, and so many butterflies we lost count.  The animals were, of course, Hope's favorite part.

Paige's was probably the food.

We all had a good hike, even if the girls wanted to be carried most of the time and I did more than one body check for ticks.  (I may be a little paranoid about those pesky things.)

Today was my favorite day of the week so far.  And it's not even over yet!  (This is probably one of the only weeks I will be excited about that instead of bemoaning the fact.)

Happy Wednesday to you all.


  1. Oh I love this! Truly some morning - let's meet with our 3 girls at home and play and have some coffee! Astrid and I have a pretty open schedule! xo

  2. Great photos. They will surely be great memories for your children.
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