Letters From Home, Volume 2

We’ve had a lovely fall. So many sunnier, warmer-than-it-should be days to treasure before Winter really sets in.

This was one of those days. A free afternoon. With Daddy! What shall we do?

How about explore a 6 story tree house that’s just down the road a ways?
Yeah, that sounds like fun.

Seeing as we have a crowd (three’s a crowd, dontchaknow) of kids who love climbing. It took this little man less than 4 min. to get to the top.

Little Brother was not far behind. His middle name, after all, is Goat. As in, Mountain Goat.

He did let mommy hold him here and there – ’cause he’s sweet like that and still loves to cuddle at 15 months (thank the Lord! I love his chubby hugs!)

Oh, and you knew she was here somewhere, the Claire Girl. The one I still, by habit, call “Baby Girl” and she corrects me, “Not Baby Girl, Mamma – Little Girl!” (For she doesn’t yet admit to the “Big” title – that is Big Brother’s alone)

We climbed up, and up, and up, and then, gradually, haltingly, reluctantly down, down, down again…

through sunny woods filled with sunshine leaves and cold twigs waiting for winter…

..And finished up our outing with a tour of the little nature center, which sported a real, live {dead} skeleton. After listening patiently to my learned explanation of the collection of bones, Jesse set me straight –

“Anyway, Mom – it’s just a pirate.”

6 responses to “Letters From Home, Volume 2”

  1. Trina Avatar

    Maria, your comment made my day. thanks for taking the time to say hello. I'm so grateful you've been blessed by visiting here.

  2. Maria S. Avatar
    Maria S.

    Oooh, Trina, I like the new picture at the top of the page! You look so pretty and sparkly-eyed.

    I've been enjoying your posts lately–the gifts one and the anxiety series. God spoke to me through those. Thanks for sharing so vulnerably.

    Blessings!

  3. ~Jess Avatar

    Awesome tree house and a wonderful day together! I love Jesse's “pirate”.

  4. Trina Avatar

    Love you, too, Diane.

    Oh, Kateri, you would love this place! I thought of you the whole time I was there. Next year. 🙂

  5. Miki Avatar

    Hahahaha Jesse! I love that kid♥

    and his mom, and his dad and his sister and his brother too;-)

    Have a wonderful blessed Thanksgiving dear. I am thankful for our friendship:)

  6. Kateri Avatar

    I love this tree house! It looks like a wonderful place to spend an afternoon!

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