the hill climb


Mark and Siena have climbed this hill a couple of times, and Lucas has always been too little.  This time though, they all three went with Grammie.

DSC_0072 Yes, that hill in the middle of the photo above.

DSC_0075 DSC_0078 DSC_0093 We went to the end of the road, and then to the right.


Then they left, to this thing they do when we go to Grandpa and Grammie’s cabin, but this year a little different, as it is every time, as the kids grow and change.DSC_0104

That hill from down here, didn’t seem like much, but as they got further and started to climb, the stories we heard, and then we looked at the pictures Mark took, looked very different up close.

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Rugged, rough.IMG_0271 Steep.

IMG_0274 Cold, hot. Dust. Sagebrush.

IMG_0276 Snow. Rocks. Cold.

IMG_0277 IMG_0281 Tall.  Windy.

IMG_0269 IMG_0282 IMG_0283This is their view from the top.

And this is what we saw from the bottom, with a zoom in the camera.

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Then, on the other side of the hill…IMG_0290 IMG_0298they saw elk.

IMG_0293 And taller hills. Trees. Mountains.  More snow.

IMG_0296 Sky.

IMG_0297 Yes, I get it.  This is the open-ness Mark talks about missing.

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From top of the world…


2 thoughts on “the hill climb

  1. Glendie April 9, 2016 / 8:48 am

    What nice photos and memory record!

    • NaturallyFunDays : Marcela April 9, 2016 / 10:21 am

      Thanks Glendie. I know, I am glad we got the small camera. It’s fun to see the photos of what they saw from up there!

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