That would be the noise my rear-end makes every time I take a step. (Rear-ends make that noise, you ask? Yes. Today, that is the noise mine makes.)
Because yesterday, we road-tripped it down to Colorado Springs and the Garden of the Gods, which, if you haven't visited in a while, looks something like this:
|Pretty awesome! And free to visit, to boot!|
Our day began with a little bit of hamming it up for the camera. And even though it's not exactly time for her teddy bear photo, I couldn't help but smile when I saw this.
I was a bit apprehensive about the drive, since it's close to two hours from our house. I knew that by the time we got there it would be nearly nap time. Fortunately, Leah played it cool while in the car.
|This is how Leah road-trips it. Looking mightily like her daddy, I might add.|
I packed lunch and took a nice big blanket, hoping that she would settle down and take a nap at a park after a nice picnic. We accomplished a lot at that park:
Instead, she took a short nap in the car while daddy and I drove through at Dairy Queen. So in the end, it worked out for everyone!
When we arrived at Garden of the Gods, I had anticipated hiking trails. I thought we would be able to load Leah up in the backpack.
But, we did get some good hiking in. That is, we took a quick hike around, mostly for the purposes of getting family pictures. We tried...
And tried again...