After spending the weekend house bound because lil Sara was sick with a yucky coughing bug...And the latest cold snap lasting almost 5 day (OMGosh!!!..I know 5 whole days of cold weather in Florida feels like a life time)...We were delighted on Monday to be back in the 70s and the wee one feeling well enough for us to escape our 4 walls.
So what to do??
So what to do??
Well she asked if she could take her bike out on the "road"...As we have no paved driveway or outside area, she has always just ridden her trike inside the house...But yesterday, I loaded it, her and a helmet into my car and took them to the Nature Coast State Trail...Well the Fort Fanning portion of it anyway...
The beauty of this part of the Trail is that it does not intersect with any roads for about 6 to 8 miles, so it is the perfect place for her to learn how to ride "on the road" without actually being on the road...She worked very very hard on her listening skills too.
She was exhausted after pedaling her wittle wegs off for a mile or so hehe.
Afterwards we headed over to the playground to make sure every last drop of her energy was spent...got home just before sunset to feed the animals.
I am going to try and get hubby to come with us later this week and head to the Old Town Trail Head which is supposed to be about a mile from the parking lot to the old train trestle bridge over the Suwannee River...Will take the camera for sure.
A little bit about the Trail:
In the early 1900’s the railroad was replacing the steamship as the freight and passenger carrier of the Nature Coast. Trains hauled crops and timber throughout the Suwannee Valley, making passenger stops in small towns such as Chiefland, Cross City and Trenton. Today you can travel in the shadow of these early trains by retracing their historic route in the Nature Coast State Trail. The 31.7 miles of the Nature Coast Trail connects three counties and five communities.
Outdoor Wednesday @