Saturday, May 15, 2010

If a tree falls in the forest......

So Archie and PL1 were doing some male bonding stuff( don't you think his feet look like clown shoes? ha ) and PL2 and I said LETS GO IT IS A BEAUTIFUL DAY . PL2 met a lady in the pet store who told her about a place
that we HAD to go to............

Estabrook Woods in Concord Massachusetts......Now we have taken you on an A+A tour of historic Concord so now we are going to show you another part of Concord...These woods have a connection to Thoreau but PL2 has to look that up......

We had to park the car on this beautiful road.........

Look at this old barn........




CAN YOU BELIEVE THIS!!!!!!! LOOK AT THE TOP SIGN!! OH BOY WE ARE GOING TO LOVE THIS PLACE(we are not quite sure what exactly a donkey is but we are hoping we run up with one...)




We passed these kids having lunch......



Past this pretty stone fence.....





AND THEN BLAM we were in the woods!!!!!!!!!!! HEAVEN THAT IS FOR SURE!!!!!!!



I of course immediately went into hunting mode....THIS PLACE WAS PACKED WITH STUFF........


Even Archie got into it a little......


Leave it to my brother...he found this tree with these cool mushrooms on it....He wanted to pick them and make them for supper but we told him he would be the only one eating them.....





We crossed a little brook.....


This picture is for Eric..He thinks that I don't seem to get dirty when I go walking......


And we went up a hill and Archie said LOOK AT THIS!!!!!!!



It was a lovely pond full of lily pads.......





Now here is the question....if a tree falls and there is no one there....... (Archie said he thought that it was stupid...)

LOOK AT ME ON TOP OF THIS BOULDER!!! I look a little green.....




FABULOUS SMELLS.......


The other side of the lily pad pond......




Some beautiful ferns......


My brother is ecstatic........




He said this would make this place his.......



He is telling me a little joke( you know him...)



Oh we loved this place.......And there are 840 acres of it.We don't think we did that many and we read there are apple orchards and places to swim( IN THE WOODS) and all kinds of stuff......And guess what?You know how our Arboretum is owned by Harvard? So is this place!!!!!!



So here we are going back to the car.....



This rock fence is very interesting.....



Man would this be a great place to play!!!( it is part of someones YARD)

Then we came home and had a bath( not really what we would have planned but......) and now we are EXHAUSTED!!!! And so, A+A give this place two paws up.....

30 comments:

Sam and Pippen said...

Hey A + A! That's a fabulous place. Good thing your mom listened to that lady in the store.

Hope you have a fab rest of the weekend!

Sam and Pippen

Bocci said...

What a great story-Parental Unit is drooling over that place and so am I! Thanks so nuch for those pictures!
Interesting that Harvard owns that property... (not to me, but to Parental Unit :-) ).

And those stone walls are gorgeous-will they tumble down if you try to play on them...?

Your buddy,
Bocci

Jan's Funny Farm said...

What a great place to take a walk.

Mack and Sally Ann said...

Wow, that sounds like a fun walk. You got to see and smell lots of fun stuff.
Sally Ann

Lorenza said...

Thanks for the tour!
Sure it is a pawesome place!
What is a little mudd? It is good for your fur!
Happy Saturday!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Maggie and Mitch said...

What an awesome spot you guys got to visit! The pictures are just beautiful! We're so glad you had a fun day!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mtich

Inky and Molly said...

Wow, that seems like quite the place you have discovered there. We would LOVE to come and mongrel around there with you.
We could take some of them donkeys down together. Boy, we're in the mood for huntig now!

Gus said...

Fabulous Walkies! Is all of the Eastern part of the US as lovely as yours? Maybe Richmond won't be so bad after all.

gussie

Jake of Florida said...

We loved the "terrier crossing" sign!!! And the beautiful woods made us think of Ribert Frost, "Whose woods these are, I think I know..."

We're happy you have such cool places to explore. Check for those nasty you know what's though!!!

Wirey love,

Jake and Judt Harry

The Rocky Creek Scotties said...

What a beautiful place and it looks like it is full of great smells!!

XOXO
Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh, Ruairi and Becky

doyle and mollie said...

woah you went to wonderland!!! way to go!

Bouncing Bertie said...

What a lovely walk.So nice to see all the photos. I'd love to go exploring those woods. And you are lucky that your PL's remembered to take a camera along - unlike a CERTAIN PERSON who forgot hers this weekend...
Oh and thanks for the tips on puppy class. I think I got off to a good start, being BY FAR the noisiest!
Toodle pip!
Bertie.

tula said...

Hey A + A-slow down, i'm still back at the brook getting a drinky! wait for me...where'd ya go? are you hiding in the ferns ARCH! terriers. all jokes!


thx for the walkies. furry pooped.. must go lay down.
toodles,tula

Aksharaa said...

WOw n Double WOw!u couldn't have gone to a more beautiful place.that stone fence and barn is so picturesque!almost like a painting.
the peemails must have been pawsome.u are realllly lucky.

wags, Buddy n Ginger

Joe Stains said...

that looks like a really pretty place to take a walk for sure! We are glad to be back and visiting you guys.

ScrapsofMe said...

What a GREAT walkie....loved the terrier crossing sign, must remind HER to order one for my street!

Thanks so much for your kind words of comfort on our bloggie. I am missing ole stink breath more than I thought I would. Been off my dinner since he shuffled off his mortal coil, just not the same without a little competition, KWIM? The kind words of our friends are helping to ease the ache in our hearts.

Bonnie, Pam and the Mr.

the 4 Bs said...

hi A&A! that's a beautiful place that you visited. we would love to be running all over that forest, sniffing all of the smells. we hope you left a lot of pee-mail to mark your places.

woofs

Mango the Maltese kiddo said...

Wow, what an adventure.
I like rock fence, it makes a nice stop for peemail.
And Happy Belated Mother's Day to your great Mom, lets kick my mom's behind for being so behind blogging.
Love y'all

Sunny,Scooter(sometimes Jamie) said...

Oh Wow! That is one cool looking place. I bet the smells are to die for.
(Our mom has been really a bad secretary, but she is trying to be better. So she says!)
Mom remembers from when she was a pup herself and her Dad was stationed at Hanscom AFB, the house they lived in in Bedford had a pasture behind it and they had lots of those stone walls. She also remembers picking blueberries growing wild.
And lady slippers(flowers) in the woods. Bet this place is just too cool to investigate!
Hugs
Sunny&Scooter&Jamie too

Eric said...

Twinnie! Step! Woah. What a perfect place to put your peepers on. Sniffy perfect too.Did you dig deep twinnie?Make a terrier tunnel? Now mushrooms rolled in duck poop would make a lovely supper Archie I agree. What were your leggeds thinking of refusing such dogalicious delights? Erm next time. Could you liberate that nice terrier sign Twinnie? I could do with one like that for my front gate.

All in asll. I'm wagging you had such a wicked time but dear oh dear. BUT. You call that itsy weensy teeny weeny little bit of soil on your leggeds DIRTY twinnie? Come on over so I can teach you how to do a proper pucker job. I bet you whipped your apron off smartish for my photo didn't you? Oooohh Hahaarrr.

Wiry love and a million billion kisses Eric xxxx

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Leave it to Archie to be able to go to Harvard and pick mushrooms all in the same day...so we didn't know your Arboretum was owned by Harvard too...there's an Arboretum in Ann Arbor where Mumsie used to live that's lots of woods and ponds and stuff that's owned by the University of Michigan...one of her favorite places...

Oh Aggie...I loved those new shoes you picked up on that walk in that lovely shade of um well MUD...I saw they are that new high ankle style too...I hope you took em off before your bath...

I'm in a bit of a yappy mood...haven't seen Stan all weekend and now we're playin' like nudniks...I guess we actually missed eachother...

Kisses dear girl,

Lacie

I heard Arch is making Baked Alaska? He is so talented.

Asta said...

Oh my dog
What a find! Glowious..Aggie i bet this would make the pawfect twaining gwound fow you..i think you should tell youw coach Awchie to to take you thewe at least twice a week(he might have to cut down on his cooking classes, but hey)
smoochie kisses
ASTA

William Tell said...

Yes, definitely a two-paws-up kind of place! Did you find any vermin? Looks like a verminy type of hunting ground around that stone wall. And Agatha, you did look a little green up there so high in the air. Terriers don't fly well, you know, but we do bounce.

Happy Tails,
William Tell

Penny and Patches said...

What a fabulous place for walkies! It looks like you had a great time!

Aire-hugs,
Penny & Patches

Sophie Brador said...

Ags! We drove through Concord on the way to Boston, and I think we might drive to Concord today too. But maybe not. We are going to Old Orchard Beach in Maine. Well, mom is. I am in the country. No fair!

I need to go to Concord and wade in that brook with you.

xo
SB

P.S. Mom is going to Paris to solve that art crime. Maybe she should take Archie.

Asta said...

Sheeesh
Aggie housewowk?????AWE YOU KIDDIN ME??????

I think you should come ovew and have a cock Tail wif me while he sweeps..Good luck to you Awchie..sheeesh Boston is clean aweady , you don't need to do that
welax and have fun
smoochie kisses
ASTA

Kess And Her Mama said...

I'll second that! Lots of nooks to sniff at.

Marvin -The Hollow Hound said...

Hello Agatha and Archie

I must totally apologise for not commenting on your wonderful blog just lately, our computer blew up, and things got nasty.

Well My Jeannie got nasty, she wanted to put an axe through it, but she is under a restraining order now. ;0D

We just wanted to thank you for your kind comments on my blog since we have been missing for so long.

And also, how wonderful this walk in the forest was.......we have woods here which we walk in, and we know how wonderful it all can be.

Happy Weekend, and thanks for staying with us, even though we are poor commenters.

lotsaluv, Marvin xxxxxxx

oh and Jeannie xxxxxxxxx

Dewey Dewster said...

Geez....A+A....what a wonderful place ta visit...I'd say that one is a keeper.....fer sure....

Dewey Dewster here....

NORWOOD UNLEASHED said...

A and A
I've not been to that park. I'll have to search for it. Excellent hiking. I could've told Eric u get dirty. I've seen you dig and wrestle hot dogs from me.
norwood