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Saturday, August 4, 2007

Darby Creek, Revisited

Red, white and blue dragonflies. Crawdads and frogs. Sunlight glinting upon the ripples of the rushing creek. And a couple of "intrepid" snake hunters!

The temperature was 94 degrees and the coolness of the woods and creek beckoned! A joyful day, as we had the creek entirely to ourselves for nearly 3 hours. A couple of families came down, briefly surveyed the water, admonished their children not to get wet and left.

So sad. They look, but they never explore...and what a place to explore!

We returned home around 3:00 p.m., having missed lunch, and quickly assembled egg salad sandwiches which we ate in the air-conditioned living room, while watching (crikeys!) the Crocodile Hunter on VHS.

Yeah...Steve-o...God rest his soul...

It seemed the perfect way to end the day, particularly after the two boys did their best to provoke a snake...


scmom said...

I'd love to know where that spot is. If you care to, e-mail me and let me know how to get to it. We're on the northeast side of the city, but that looks fun!

Kimberly Wasson said...

I've sent you an email, scmom...hope to see you at one of the parks, soon!