J’s new thing on hikes is recording nature. He brings a little notebook and pen with him and writes down the names of things he sees and then draws a small sketch to go with it. The artist in me loves this! He also has plans to fill in the pictures with watercolors.
On our easy hike around Hayes we found flowers, a stream, moss, trees, leaves, and grass:
And a barn owl! See if you can spot her through the trees: