Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Nebraska: The Pictures

We left the reservation on Friday, and headed to Ft. Robinson, a state park in Nebraska, to hang out and unwind for a couple of days before heading home. On the way there, we stopped at Cascade Falls, an awesome place where we could jump off the falls and swim in the water at the bottom, as you can see from the pictures. SO. MUCH. FUN. It's not often you get to swim in natural waters like that, and it was so great. We had a blast.
Me and my girls laughing at something. There was a lot of that during the week.
Our first night in Ft. Robinson, we took this little tram thingy, towed by an old Scout, to a clearing where we had a campfire and ate homemade buffalo stew and cornbread and sang songs. It was also fun.
Ft. Robinson is an old military post and has a ton of historical buildings where people can stay. We stayed in the barracks, which, as you can see, is a big room with about 20 beds in it. There were 19 of us. All the boys slept on one side and all the girls slept on the other side. And out of everyone, not one person snored. This was an awesome thing. There was a kitchen at one end and bathrooms at the other end. It was a totally fun place to stay.
The last night we were there, all of the adult leaders were smoking cigars. Yes, I know, that is not what you'd expect from youth group leaders, however, it was all part of a valuable lesson about life. You know, after we messed around and took pictures where we attempt to look gangsta. Hijinks, I tell you.
And last but not least, one of our two vans on the ride home. This was not too long before we all fell asleep. It was a busy week.

Bet you wish you could have as much fun as I do. Because I do. We have the most fun and our kids are the best. I couldn't ask for anything better...

11 comments:

The Husband said...

great photo's. glad you and the kids had fun.

Kellie said...

looks amazing!!!!

dasi said...

I love the pics!! You obviously had a great time. Really glad to see you back, tho! ;)

Edge said...

Again, looks like a good group and lots of fun.

~Jef

-J said...

Welcome back, Amber.

How could they help but have a great time with you there? :-)

Mr. Fabulous said...

What a great experience! And what fun! I wish I could have been there.

Marissa said...

I'm so glad you had such a fabulous time and these pics are GREAT! Those kids must adore you.

Hope said...

That first picture looks like heaven to me, so pretty! Looks like you have a lot of fun!

Amanda said...

looks awesome...those sorts of trips are always so rejuvinating.

Adam said...

Nebraska rocks.

Heart Of Darkness said...

It looks amazing - I'm so jealous! Knowing I'll be spending a beautiful and hot summer in a closed up office doesn't make me feel any better, either...

Oh well, maybe I'll get off somewhere during the fall (yes, I do realize that's a double meaning - pun intended...) :)

Take care (love your blog)