Friday, August 17, 2007

Picnic

Yesterday Raymond and I went on a picnic on our dirtbikes. We rode on an 8-mile trail through the woods (and over many bridges), along the Sugar River. It starts in the town next to ours, so we packed the dirtbikes in Cranky's truck and hit the trail. It's very scenic and we saw some people walking dogs, jogging, and riding bicycles. During the winter, this is also used as a snowmobile trail.



There are 2 covered bridges -- this is the first one we drove over:


Here is the second covered bridge where we decided to have our picnic.


Raymond and I took pictures of each other:



Near the end of the trail, it there is some construction work being done on a nearby road. The road is being widened, and they have been digging the tall slopes on the sides of the road. It looks like they have found several discarded cars and put them in this holding area:


On the way back home, Raymond was leading and took quite a spill. He hit a large rock and lost control. He was a little freaked out at first but got over it very quickly. He had ripped his shirt a little bit and scraped his arm, but his helmet, chest protector, gloves and boots took the brunt of the fall. After a few minutes, he hopped back on and continued. Before I knew it, he was zipping right along like nothing had happened.



We had a great time and I hope we go again soon.

5 Comments:

Blogger Balloon Pirate said...

What a great and fun mom you are!

yeharr

Fri Aug 17, 08:54:00 AM GMT-5  
Anonymous Kathleen said...

Ditto what Pirate said. You rock as a mom. Lucky kids.

Tue Aug 21, 06:01:00 PM GMT-5  
Blogger mal said...

Sounds like a good time!

Did Cranky ever get the Honda CB's running? The OH is restoring a Yamaha RZ 350 for some strange reason *L*

Thu Aug 23, 08:14:00 AM GMT-5  
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Blogger Heidi the Hick said...

I think it's awesome that you took your middle child out for a special date with mom. It's hard enough to give enough attention to two kids, and I commend you for taking the time for all three of yours!!!

I like that boy. He's gutsy.

I gotta admit, the abandoned cars make my heart thump faster. I wanna go in there with a flatdeck trailer and carry home some parts cars!!!

Fri Aug 31, 10:43:00 AM GMT-5  

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