Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Feeding the Ducks

Last week our big adventure was going to feed the ducks at the Arboretum. The weather here has been so fantastic that I feel like we have to take advantage of it while we can---I know it won't last long! The ducks were a little snooty---I think they are a bit over-fed at this pond, but the birds and little turtles were happy to eat what the ducks didn't want and the quints thought it was great!

I brought my camera, but when I went to start taking pictures, I realized that I left the battery at home charging. After we had been there a while, I figured out I could still take some pictures with my phone. I don't have a fancy iPhone or anything like that, so I didn't know how great the pictures would be, but I was actually surprised by how well they turned out.

GG, Kaydence, Kassidy, Kyndall, Rustin and Ryder hurry over to see if they can persuade the ducks to try some of their bread.

Here they come! I was more than a little nervous having all of them so close to the edge. I must have said "Back up!" at least 100 times while we were there :-)

Kassidy, Rustin, Kaydence, and Ryder. When we ran out of bread to feed the ducks, we headed up the trail to play on the cow statues and have a picnic lunch.

Another cow statue: Rustin, Ryder, Kaydence, Kassidy and Kyndall

At lunch, Ryder and Rustin made off with the bag of crackers, then hid under the table so they could eat them all.

The picnic area had some water fountains that the kids loved.

Rustin, Kassidy, Ryder, Kyndall and Kaydence



ellen said...

It was fun to meet you on Sunday and see all your kids in real life!

Tiare said...

So I have never taken the photo's off of my phone yet but wow our phones sure can take some good quality pictures!

Teresa Dawn said...

Wow, for a cellphone, those photos are fantastic! I used to love feeding ducks when I was their age. What fun!

Tobi said...

Hooray for cell phones! How do they make those cameras so small and so good all at the same time?

Kendall is getting so much hair!

Drewmeister said...

Wow--they're getting so big. I hear my friend Ellen ran into you. What a small world :)
Lori Lyn