pretty soon, it will be too cold to splash around in buttermilk creek. then i'll have to console myself with the memories of this summer's experience with taryn & joy & their lovely mama.
my kids each had the chance to go creeking while at their respective summer camps; diana had come to this very spot, in fact, and was excited to spend more time exploring. ander had been reluctant to get in the water with his fellow campers, but this quieter, calmer, lingering-over-every-cool-thing group of girls was perfect for him to feel comfortable and curious.
|a walk in the woods is idyllic with no one else around|
|shallow, clear water . . .|
|. . . with inviting stepping stones|
|out for an "explore"|
|come over here with me, sister|
|testing the waters|
|and thanks to this lovely lady . . .|
|. . . i'm actually in a picture.|