Adventure With Grandpa

Cameron and I have done  a lot of exploring around our neighbourhood in the year and a bit that we’ve lived here. But there are still a few places on our Adventure List. For starters, our neighbourhood lies between a stream and a river … uh. Okay. In this neck of the woods what neighbourhood doesn’t? Still. On one side, we’d already hiked down the river. But on the other? I knew there was a park – a quick check on google maps showed yup, green and foresty. I knew that at the base of it there were paths, and a playground. At the top near our place as well, there were paths. Just seemed logical that inside that forest there were paths too.

So on an afternoon when Janice and I needed some kid-free time at home (I made a fancy looking but easy two-sided fleece blanket for a friend who is having a baby, Janice made a small pillow out of the scraps and discovered just how badly my sewing machine needed maintenance), Cameron and Dad got to explore. At first Cameron didn’t seem too keen, until I called it a special adventure, just for him and Grandpa.

And off they went.

Kind of hard to write a blog post about something I didn’t do… but Cameron took his camera with him. So I’ll let his pictures show you some of it. What I do know is that they found out that the paths do indeed meet somewhere in the middle, they found their way to the playground, and came back along the road.

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And Cameron still talks about the adventure that he and Grandpa went on, and loves to point out the path they took. Someday he’ll take me for a walk down there. But right now, I think he wants to keep it a special place where he went, just him and Grandpa.


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