Thursday, June 30, 2011

Another Trip to the Blandford Nature Center

I love this place, I really do.  And it is not just me, the kids love it, too.  Nicolas wanted to finish up his leaf project but needed a few more leaves.  Blandford was the only place we knew (besides the Heritage Village in Sioux Center which was just a little too far for a day trip) where trees are labeled so you know what kind of leaf you have.   We left late morning, hiked trails, picked a few leaves, ate a picnic lunch, and explored the General Store goodies before coming back home.  Russ couldn't join us as he was busy being a "movie star."  PRTS is making a new promotional/informational video and Russ was asked to participate in the classroom shots and also in interviews.  We missed him, but I know we will go back again.  The kids are already planning the next trip!

Not sure what photography faux pas I made to have everything tinted green...

This picture was for Nicolas--he has an incredible eye for finding frogs!

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