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Monday, September 8, 2008

His first, my first, our first

We got an itch to take the fam for a day out. We weren't intending to end up on this trail that led to a... place. I hadn't been on this trail for over 14 years. Would we remember how to get there? After all it is a place that holds hilarious romantic memories for us and a place I have wanted to revisit. Never mind that we had the dog and four of our five kids with us, they were eager to see this place too. With flip flops, giggles and a twinkle in our eye we set out. It was an adventure indeed.

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This is the first landmark I recognized.

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We crossed the river 1852 countless times. This is where my flip flops came in handy.

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Wild raspberries were not expected but cherished.

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"Is this the place mom?" and "are we there yet?" became the whine of choice was asked at every turn.

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Awe the cave! We are almost there.

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I don't remember the moo cows. They could have been there though...

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Rob: Hmmm. Did we pass it? I remember it being this way.

BonBon: Well I remember it being this way.

Anonymous kid: I am surprised you remembered anything at all...

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Why?! Why do we have to turn back? We wanted to see it!

Anonymous kid #2: Yeah we wanted to see where you had your first (giggle, snicker)...

Anonymous kid #3: SMOOCH! (giggle, giggle, snort, snort!)

Anonymous kid #4: Ewe!

6 comments:

Pineapple Princess said...

I think all the anonymous children were hoping you wouldn't really find it so they wouldn't have to see you smooch for the second time.

Jonny and Alexis said...

lol to the comment above mine!

Huck's mama said...

Pip! They have 5 kids, duh. This would be like the sixth smooch...

Sarah said...

How cute!!! Looks like you guys had fun either way!

Sarah said...

Thanks for the compelement. I just use picnik.com and some other free editing programs from our printer. I think they are just so cute because of who is in the pictures!!!

Tamster said...

Cute story! So you really never found the spot? Too bad! :-(

Better luck next time! :-)