This week, Joe was able to carpool to work and leave us the car!
I decided to take the kids on an adventure to celebrate – only our first destination sported quite the nerve-wracking fire:
We opted for a 2-mile hike to a creek not too far away, but far enough! 🔥 After a hot, unplanned hike, the creek was dry! (But still gorgeous).
I asked the kids to give me their best tired faces, and this pretty much says it all:
Several times, I offered the option to stop and picnic earlier, but they were determined to make it to our destination. We were all disappointed there was no water to play in, but is it really a dead-end when they were so proud that they made it anyway?
We were also hoping you could help us identify this plant:
And this beetle, that we saw along the way:
Here’s to unplanned adventures!