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Photo Story Friday — Backyard Mountain Climbing

March 12, 2010

Shane spied a mountain in the yard.Photobucket

A towering pile of loam, just begging to be scaled.
Photobucket

He scrambled part-way up, then thought better of it,
and asked for help getting back down…Photobucket

…then quickly regrouped, and decided to give it another go.Photobucket

He climbed with a fierce determination,
muttering “Up, up, up, up” under his breath.Photobucket

Finally, victoriously, he reached the summit! Photobucket

His clothes told the story of his excursion. Photobucket

What a fabulous backyard adventure for this little boy!Photobucket

No matter how big or small the mountains in front of him may appear…
…now he knows that he can scale them all.

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on My Chaos My Bliss.

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15 Comments leave one →
  1. March 12, 2010 9:01 am

    that is somethig that my little guy would do too!!

  2. March 12, 2010 10:22 am

    there is something so wonderful about a mountain of dirt for kids. and the courage to scale it. nice captures of a cute triumph

  3. March 12, 2010 10:45 am

    What a fun mountain to climb! I love that he got messy and happy. Cute!

  4. March 12, 2010 11:50 am

    He looks like he’s in little boy heaven!

  5. March 12, 2010 1:01 pm

    How fun! Love the story you told with the pictures.

  6. March 12, 2010 1:13 pm

    The close up of the boot? Swoooooon! ALL of these are great pics that tell a great story, but I love shots like that. Fantastic!

  7. March 12, 2010 1:52 pm

    What a proud moment! Yes, he did it! What a fun adventure for a boy, and what a great mama for being there to document the occasion. So many memories waiting to be made.

  8. March 12, 2010 2:04 pm

    congratulations little guy–

    Kaye-the road goes ever ever on

  9. March 12, 2010 2:33 pm

    What fun! Next, he’ll be moving mountains. 🙂

  10. March 12, 2010 11:02 pm

    I can tell he had a blast climbing up there! A couple of weeks ago it was Jonathan climbing snow piles!

  11. March 12, 2010 11:10 pm

    There’s not a boy in the world that could pass up a hill like that 🙂

  12. March 13, 2010 7:47 am

    Oh I just love that shot of his dirty little pants and boot. Hurray for little boy adventures!

  13. March 13, 2010 12:01 pm

    I adore this!!!

    Our next door neighbor drives a huge shiny dump truck, so we get dirt whenever we need it – what a heavenly thing for little boys!

    I love the last shot of his victorious trek! And I love that he said “up, up, up” to himself! That is just darling!

  14. March 16, 2010 12:42 am

    He is cute and fearless! Reminds me of my girls. They both love to climb!

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