Saturday, April 10, 2010

Topanga Canyon Hike

This Saturday we decided the boys needed a nature outing. We picked Topanga Canyon. After driving on winding roads and finally finding a trail we set off on our hike.IMG_2067 2

Before we even started on the trail, Andre located a stick and it immediately became a sword.

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Harper is always copying everything Andre does, no matter how dangerous it is. They were really cute marching on the trail together. (Notice – I did not dress Harper, if I did – socks would not have been a part of his outfit :)

IMG_2109 2 IMG_2111 3 IMG_2112 2 IMG_2122 2   Who knew taking a picture of two boys would be this hard. While both Jeff and I yelling out: “Andre – smile!”, “Harper – look at Mommy!”, “Andre – look up!” – this is the best we managed.

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And on about take 15 – this is the best I could come up with.

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I am really proud of my boys. The hike was about 2 miles in all, and they walked and half the time ran all on their own! My tough little men.

We enjoyed listening to the frog croaking, birds singing, crickets chirping; observing a caterpillar (which apparently was on Andre’s neck before it landed on the ground. Andre was very excited about it and was also very concerned that no one would step on it, since it was returning home to his Mommy after work); watching the ants; and smelling all the beautiful flowers.IMG_2147 2IMG_2148 2IMG_2151 2IMG_2158 2IMG_2155 2

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