Guys day out

As Ima distills the last bloody essence out of her dissertation, in the parlance of the Brits, the Guys got a day outside on this first day of spring – ecological spring, that is – the buds of the elms and silver and red maples in the NYC burbs are swelling. Won’t be long until they pop. But, I’ve digressed….

We got out and did the things men do, eat leaves, decayed logs, and the like. Really.

Alon getting some botanical lessons in.

Alon learning all that he can about the trees in our woods.

 

This, son...I mean Abba, is a northern red oak leaf. You can identify it by its deep sinuses.....

This, son…I mean Abba, is a northern red oak leaf. You can identify it by its deep sinuses…..

Typical Foresters Pose - "look at this lunker I found!"

Typical Foresters Pose – “look at this lunker I found!”

Back in my day, the trees were so big, we'd just hop over this one and cut down something worthwhile. These days, however....

Back in my day, the trees were so big, we’d just hop over this one and cut down something worthwhile. These days, however….

 

We also got a day on the playground earlier in the week when Ima was in the city; here we are when she finally came home. Here, we were trying to give him the birthing experience he missed when he was born.

We also got a day on the playground earlier in the week when Ima was in the city; here we are when she finally came home. Here, we were trying to give him the birthing experience he missed when he was born.

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3 thoughts on “Guys day out

  1. naomi grossbard

    Hi, Karen, We are at Norman’s .Maybe we can get to see you one day soon. Give me some days that you are free.Maybe we can meet you inNyack. Let me know, it would be nice to see you and your family. naomi.

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