UPDATED: if you watch the video of the the kids floating down the river, take note of naomi’s “wooooo,” micah’s squeal of delight and eliza asking me: can we get our clothes wet? yes, baby. (then to the kids who are already soaked): yeah! we can get our clothes wet! oh, my eyes are a bit wet reliving that precious time.
how about some trips down memory lane? kind of like looking through an old photo album? here we have the kids almost exactly two years ago:
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apparently it rained while we were gone. after discovering the creek was swollen, rushing, but not over the bridge, it was determined “safe enough” and we went back today with swimsuits and boards.
it was such a treat to hear the water, feel it so cold, and watch them be swept along:
eliza really had to be held on to…the current was strong. she was happier to sit in calm spots anyway:
then we had snacks, biked home…and then pulled leeches off. gross. gross. gross.