A couple of weekends ago, when the weather finally started cooling off, my husband and I took Sophie and Caster to our favorite local park. Caster hadn’t been out in a while, so we thought it might be good to get him back in the adventure game. He wasn’t too sure about it at first, though I think that was because there were a bunch of young kids when we arrived. He settled after a little bit, but he decided that he wasn’t in the mood for an active adventure. He plopped down in the grass and just enjoyed observing his surroundings and watching Sophie frolic around.
And frolic she did. She ran around and chased bugs most of the time. And when I say ran, I mean she really was running. Not out of fear, but out of excitement. She was having the best time.
I wasn’t able to get many photos or videos because I was busy playing with Sophie, plus it was an overcast evening. I did manage to get a couple though.
Because Sophie had such a great time on the first adventure, we took her out for another one a few days later. She was really distressed at first, and we couldn’t figure out why. She was crying and obviously unhappy, which is unusual for her. We were about to pack it up and head home when I noticed that she kept sniffing and digging around in the grass and pine needles. I realized she needed to go to the bathroom!
Sophie has “used the facilities” once before while on an adventure, but it was a few years back. It’s never been something she’s gotten the hang of, which is why she was so distressed. She needed to go to the bathroom but didn’t know what to do. She finally figured it out and popped a squat in the grass, thank goodness. I was so proud! MOL. I’m still waiting on Kylo Ren to discover the ability to go potty outside!
I think the Fall weather is here to stay, so hopefully we will be getting out for more adventures. Stay tuned, and don’t forget to subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter below!