Monday, June 6, 2011

Low tide on Friday morning...a good day to spend outside the classroom. search of the waterfall. we found it! no photos though...well a few from the phone, but camera went dead on arrival. thats ok though some things are better left a secret.

animal tracks...what could it be? Ruben thought either a racoon or otter. I agree.
Tres and I are both educators, we know the importance of regular attendance. Yet there are somethings that are more important than classroom time, since that is the majority of the the year's time spent. A sunny day, a low tide on coast, and a mother's desire to keep the love of wilderness alive in her sons hearts. So here it is...the boys and I took Friday to explore the banks of the Siuslaw River on a low tide. There is a mysterious "waterfall" that we had found, a rocky and sandy shore that we had never explored, a steep sandy dune we had not climbed, and sun that we had not seen in months. All of our goals were mastered this day.  I consider my lessons taught and my students (sons) well educated on the important items...exploration, fascination, excitement, and fulfillment of the outdoors. A wonderful morning on the coast of Oregon, walking the edges of the Siuslaw with two little boys who love the outdoors.

1 comment:

  1. Love your blog! The boys are growing up so fast...I'm sure they are stoked to have such cool parents who keep them active and learning in our living laboratory that we call home.