Sunday, January 30, 2011


It was so beautiful today Daddy and I decided to take the kids for a hike. We've wanted to go hiking, but were waiting for Little Man to walk a little better so we didn't have to worry about toting him the whole time. The Appalachian Trail runs right past our town, so we drove a bit up the mountain to find there still was snow and ice up there! It's very strange to be walking in snow in 60 degree weather! It made it a little difficult because The Girl is a bit clumsy and was not very sure footed. The trail we originally wanted to go on (to the 2nd largest poplar tree in the U.S. - 8' in diameter!) was way too snowy, so we headed up the AT a little bit. We didn't go too far because Little Man has short legs! It took us about a hour to go a mile - but the kids had a ball. We can't wait until it starts warming up so we can go regularly.

Daddy and Little Man heading up the trail

The Girl and the cool old tree

The Girl carefully heading down from the rock that we had our little picnic on. Fun times with our little family!


  1. what a fun adventure! I'm so glad for some nice weather!

  2. How fun! I can;t wait to do this with my boys. I agree with Sarah, what an adventure!