For whatever reason I just cannot figure out how to dress for a walk that involves my nephew (he will be 3 years old next week). I am so used to dressing for outdoor activities that require effort. My motto has always been if you're cold, you're not walking fast enough. However, this just doesn't work with a toddler. So the last two weekends I've come home from our walks frozen solid. Please, next time, someone remind me to wear more layers!
The breeze off the lake didn't help with my lack of layers. I'm also a big fan of "there's no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate clothes."
My nephew had a great time throwing rocks into the lake, picking up sticks and leaves, reading signs, and
Even though the weather was a tad gloomy, beauty can be found at the nature center year round. All you have to do is look in any direction, any day.
|the tamaracks pop with their yellow-green color|