Monday, April 28, 2008

Saturday Fun Day

Travis and I had the weekend off, so we took advantage of the one beautiful, rain-free day (Saturday) and went "hiking". If you are looking for trails to hike in a gorgeous setting, come to Western Washington. They are everywhere! We live right near the Soos Creek Trail. It is 7.62 miles long and is almost completely paved. This is where we go each year to watch (and smell) the skunk cabbage. They just completed a new section and so we went to explore. Of course we took some pictures. Connor wasn't feeling very well again, so his enthusiasm was less than usual, but it was still a lot of fun. After walking the trail we went to Travis's parents house and had a really nice dinner and played some more in their backyard. Travis and I spent half an hour trying to remember how to throw a Frisbee. He was much better at it than me, but it's been many years since I've thrown one, so he cut me a little slack. It was fun just having some time together. It was a good day!

Here is the skunk cabbage. It wasn't really very smelly yet. Give it another month and it will be nice and ripe. I think the ones over by the creek are a little more stinky, so we will have to go back and try out that section of the trail next time to test my theory.

2 comments:

Godwin/Elmer Clan said...

look like a lot of fun. wish I could have come. Love the pictures. can I have the family one Big Please

Shauna said...

I love your pictures. You all are such the adventurers. If we have a Saturday free, we nap. :) I want to be more like you. Take care and have a good week.