the first thing I saw upon entering the park
What can I say? My kids like creeks.
This particular park has one that stretches the length of the park.
Elizabeth now has a creek rock to add to her collection.
Was this your favorite part of childhood too?
I grew up mostly at the beach, and still
Finn prefers the pathways
where he can keep an eye on his siblings...
and try to outrun his parents.
funky old stump
signature wood of the "mission style" furniture
yellow poplar (also known as tulip tree)
highly valued for the fact it grows 80+ ft before branching
black tupelo (part of the dogwood family)
Yes, creeks are so much fun. What wonderful trees you have!ReplyDelete
cool tree... 80 feet before it branches. wow. I like creeks too and smart Finn as creeks can be slippery.ReplyDelete
Beautiful tree photos, Joy!ReplyDelete
Yes, loved the creek as a kid! Looking at your photos, I can practically hear the water trickling over the rocks and feel it running over my feet. What fun!ReplyDelete
I dither so much about our creek (Buffalo Creek)-- I know it is polluted (really polluted) but it is water, rocks and sand-- essential to childhood. What do you think?ReplyDelete
Creeks are tons of fun. I remember playing there often with my cousins when I was a child.ReplyDelete
oh yes, the creeks and the forest were my favorite places of childhood (and still are). I LOVE the tree photos.ReplyDelete
What amazing pictures! I especially like the one where the sun rays are coming through. What a neat adventure for your family. :)ReplyDelete
I loved playing in creeks as a kid! That looks like a beautiful park.ReplyDelete
Melissa, I guess it would depend on what it's polluted with?ReplyDelete
i agree - my girls just love creeks. there is just something about them. beautiful pictures!ReplyDelete
Oh I'd love to have a creek like that running through a park near us! Great pictures :)ReplyDelete
I left you an award on my blog - no need to pass it on unless you want to but I wanted you to know how much I'm enjoying your lovely blog.ReplyDelete