This Saturday, we went up to Bear Mountain in upstate NY for the day. Hub loves it up there; he wishes I enjoyed camping and looking at rivers flow and watching trees grow. Now keep in mind that I am not a nature girl, and I prefer shopping and manicures to hiking and nature...but...it was still a fun time. Princess loved looking at the ducks, and there is a little zoo up there where we saw lots of animals that are indiginous to the area, which means coyotes, foxes, bear, deer, owls, and stuff like that.
I thought Princess would be amused by the animals, since she knows most of them by name now and likes to point them out on tv and in her books. But no. She was mostly interested in the fact that each animal had a ball in its cage to play with. So Hub and I are saying - Princess, look at the bear! And she is saying - Ball!
All in all, it was a fun day. We walked alot, rode the merry go round, looked at the scenic views, had a little picnic, and looked at the animals. But obviously, there was no Ya-Ya-Helmet-wearing going on this weekend. Sorry to disappoint. But here are some pics from our little trip:
This is a view of Bear Mountain Lake, where we had our picnic.
Here's us at the Harriman Bridge, which was once the longest suspension bridge in the world (back in the 20's).
True and Princess ride the Merry-Go-Round. My little daredevil loved it.
And the real reason I think Hub likes nature - ducks doing it. That's right, its duck porn.