Sunday mornings are now soccer mornings. Sure the games are all over the place, in different suburbs far from home, but we don’t see much other than the soccer pitch. I could show you photos of the girls trying to play soccer but they all look the same so I will save it for a Sundays in my City post when I forget to get any other photos during the week.
This week we went to have lunch with relatives after soccer. With our kids being the oldest of the cousins we are conscious that they feel a little house bound after attempting to be responsible around the little ones. We knew they really want to be outside running wild and not playing little kid games so instead of heading home when the younger kids tired, we headed out into the cold to geocache.
We had stopped to find a few caches on the way to grandma’s house but saved the really cool explore until after our visit. We headed to Mt Lion, not far from where man-child grew up but had never visited before.
It was a steep climb and girl child had played soccer that morning, it is no wonder she wanted to have a rest.
It was a decent climb. The kids suggested that I should have taken a pack for some more training, or that we could camp at the top and I could be the pack horse carting up all the gear!
Of course by the time we made it to the top, to the area where the cache was hidden, we had run out of battery on one phone, the one with the co-ordinates and all the cache details then my phone wouldn’t access the internet despite being in sight of a mobile tower! We figured we were there, we would just look around anyway and have a bit of fun exploring.
As we looked around, hoping to accidentally stumble over the cache (wishful thinking) the kids held a burial for a dead mouse they found. Despite the subject of their attention, I loved that they spent ages working together and problem solving.
Try as we might, we didn’t find the cache but we did have a great time exploring. We will have to head back to Mt Lion again next time we are in the area and find the cache hidden under the rocks there.