Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Fall Hike

We spent this past Saturday out at Oak Mountain with some of our favorite families.  They'd all spent the night before out there camping, but we took the easy way out and met them there the next morning.  (Hey, our tent still looks like this.)  The fall colors are at their peak around here, and the temperature was just crisp enough to keep us from breaking a sweat on our hike.

I'm afraid Scott and I might have let this beautiful outdoor time of year slip right by us if it weren't for the adventurous influence of our friends, so thanks guys!

This photo should have a funny caption, but it's not coming to me just now.

Owen was smart and divided most of his time between these two lovely young ladies:

I wish I had a recording of him making conversation with Livi as they were walking along that fence.  He was trying so hard!

And speaking of Livi, a few minutes after I took that last photo she fell (literally right at my feet) and broke her arm.  I sure wish I could have caught you Livi, but mend well, and rock that hot pink cast in the meantime!    


Aunt Pam said...

I have to tell you that picture of Owen beside that mini horse made me crack up laughing. So cute! The fall leaves were beautiful.

Anonymous said...

My first thought for the caption was : OMG. Did I grow three feet overnight or did the horse shrink three feet? Lord I love the outdoors. I wish I could have been with all of you. Papa, too!!

Shelley & Scott said...

I hunted pine knots! ...and got poison ivy in the process. But I hunted pine knots!!!

Anonymous said...

I love the pics! So glad you were there with your camera as all Patrick had was his phone! I so wish I could have heard their conversation! So sweet!
And you modestly left out the part where you left your wonderful time at the park to ride to the hospital in the backseat with Livi Cate. Such a precious friend you are and she is loving her sock monkey with the sling over its arm!! Thank you, thank you!

Shelley & Scott said...

You're very welcome Christine! I just tried to do what I would have wanted done for Owen. And Livi was SO brave. You guys are dear to us too!