Yesterday was the first day of this Spring where the weather was perfectly gorgeous. The sky was a Hayao Miyazaki kind of sky, rich blue with big white puffy clouds lazily floating by.
|From the movie My Neighbor Totoro|
The perfect day for the guys and I to take a journey through the woods. Little did I know that I would be in the middle of an adventure.
It quickly became D&D meets, Ogre Battle with a little bit of Call Of Duty thrown in. It was truly the most entertaining hike I've ever been on. We were interrupted a few times by Ogres, which my sons had to battle for the right to pass. If we got caught in a sand pit, we'd roll the imaginary dice to see if we could continue on or become lunch for some vicious, wandering beast. We did have a couple of normal moments, skipping rocks down the river.
My son found the perfect staff, so he became Gandolf and because of my height or should I say lack of, I was Frodo.
Towards the end of the hike, they decided to break out in song, changing all the lyrics to that horrible Friday song, it is now all about D&D and being a nerd. Needless to say, it was the nerdiest hike I've ever been on, but I loved every minute of it and I got a few decent pictures along the way.
Have a splendid day!