Tuesday, July 8, 2014
And, then, off we went.
The answers to our questions were yes, yes, and yes. Although, we could do a little more lightening and a little more balancing of the loads between Seth's backpack and Bea's carrier. So, watch out world, I'm about to become lightweight backpacking obsessed!
Bea loved it, there were "balance beams," she could "run away," and hike in the "maked." Okay, we didn't let her hike far in nude, but I really like the poles and socks and sandals look - her German heritage is shining through.
Bea, like her Mama, likes to splash in the local water source. So, we spent time our first full day there exploring the lake we were camping on, complete with splashing.
She went "fishing." She saw Seth fishing and has decided that what fishing consists of is standing on something in the water for long periods of time, ahem. Papa needs to show her fishing when the fish are biting.
The next day, we hiked to another lake, where more splashing happened.
Really, there is something about sleeping under the stars and drinking water from a lake that really resets your system. I'll leave you with an obligatory picture of Mt. Hood.