As you know we went on a week long trip with the Granddaughter, Lady G. When we got back the Duchess wasn't feeling too great and then we had computer troubles on top of that. So, WE ARE SO GLAD TO BE HERE NOW!!!!
On to the camping story!
We are going to break this up into several posts because there is just too much to tell. We went back to the park with the Bat Nursery and were very disappointed to learn there was not a maternity colony this year :( That's the whole reason we went there instead of someplace else. So, if you were blogging with us last year you will recognize many of the places in the pictures this year.
This first post is about Mister Higgins and the lake. You know he is scared of everything, so the Duke and Duchess decided to see if he could learn how to swim. He has a
So here we will show you what happened when we introduced him to the big water!
This is me looking out the window of the royal truck on our way to the camp ground. Things are looking pretty green out there right now.
Higgins is very excited because he knows he is going to play ball with the Duke.
Here is the Duke in the water explaining things to Higgins.
Things went pretty good at first. The ball was always close enough to grab.
As long as his feet could stay on the ground he was happy to fetch that ball.
But finally the ball went a bit too far. . .
"Excuse me! I need some help here!"
And the Duke did what any loving Dad would do. . . .(you have no idea how cold that water is!)
Then they started over again.
And had another "lesson". . .
But as far as swimming goes, Mister Higgins was not keen on it. As much as he loves his ball, he would not swim for it. Maybe next year?
The Duke and Lady G did a fair amount of fishing though. Sadly, they did not catch a thing!
Next up is the fish hatchery and then the Dog Creek Trail to the river. Then the big bridge again, and . . . .
well, till then,