for our crazy grandfolkies

This one is for my parents …

They were rock climbers in their day. Back when your harness was a rope tied around your waist; you climbed in your weigh-a-ton hiking boots and the body-belay was alive and well.

Talk about crazy!

Here are the grandbabies, following in those footsteps (albeit with a few technical advantages).

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Cutest lay-back ever. 

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Some three year olds, they haven’t heard of fear. 

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Five year olds, however, know when it is high (THAAAT’s cool, I’m coming down now).

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Pleased with himself!

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  Peruse peruse, which route to climb?

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 This girl does not give up.

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 Another somebody got a climbing harness for her birthday …

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And once you turn 12, you hang in there and get that piece protection out. (Or stay there ’til tomorrow. Or forever. Only joking! Sort of.)

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Gorgeous (frigid) lake-water for afterwards.

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 With a big thank you to my folks for many happy happy days and nights spent in the mountains when I was growing up …

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A great God, one crazy husband, five home-schooled children, and a (post-island) life at the tip of Africa ...
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4 Responses to for our crazy grandfolkies

  1. Beth Lowe says:

    That looks like bliss. Nothing like mountains to make us feel our real size!
    xx to all

  2. se7en says:

    Oh fun times!!! Nice to see you all enjoying the GREAT outdoors… lots of lekker love and have a fabulous weekend… from the gang!!!

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