Sunday, July 11, 2010
Mount Washington State Forest and Taconic State Park - NY, CT, MA
So today be my 9th Gotcha Day and we woz going to do a speshul hike in Noo York, Connettikit and Massachoosits all at the same time with my furrend Haley wot I has not hiked with in a whole year! So we gotted to the meeting spot and wated, and wated for a gabillion minits (mom sayed it woz 45 but it felted like a gabillion to me) and no Haley. Mom could not calls her mom on the cell fone coz there woz no service. So mom leaved a note on the car for Haley's mom and we started hiking. When we got atop a mountain mom's cell fone commed on and she had messages from Haley's mom. They had gotted rilly lost, never did find us, so they wented to anudder park to hike. That's OK, I see Haley in a cuppull of weeks when she comes here to Noo Jersey and we does hiking then. Our hike today woz 11 miles.
So first we climbed steep up Mount Frissell wot is the highest place in Connettikit
On the way up Mount Frissell we seened lawts of wild booberries (BLECH!). But bears like to nom them. Mom nommed one but I tolded her she better leave them for the bears coz they has to nom 25,000 calories efurry day. That be 31,250 booberries for each bear efurry day. YIKES!
Then we commed to the Massachoosits state line out in the woods. It be that bloo thingie by my rite paw. Mom is standing in Connettikit taking the pikshure while I is in Massachoosits!
And after that we commed to the place where Noo York, Massachoosits and Connettikit all come togedder in the same place.
The post woz maded in 1898 and for some reeson they did not put Connettikut on it so somebody drawed it on.
So then we comed to the South Taconic Trail where there woz nice seenik views:
Then we commed to Alander Mountain where there woz even more seenik views.
We woz getting worried coz I woz rilly hawt and all the creeks woz dried up from not hasing enuff rains. But finally we comed to a big brook wot had lawts of water so here is some akshun shots of me getting my furs wet and kewling off:
So at the end of the hike we had to walk on a gravel road for a bit and passed a howse. I heared a dog woofing and then when we woz a bit up the road a woman yelled "Where do you think you are going?" Mom and I turned around and here woz that dog following us. We stopped and gotted to know each udder.
Then all of a sudden, he gibbed me a big old Gotcha Day smooch and headed on back home! How nice of him to follow me just to gib me a speshul Gotcha Day smooch!
We gotten home late coz it woz a long drive (a gabillion hours) and had a Gotcha Day dinner. OMD, lookie wot I got for dinner, it do be my fave:
Hurry mom or I iz going to nom it with the rapper on!
Nom, nom, nom, nom, nom...
No worries, I shared with Dixie and Sydney.
Oh, woofing about rappers, this is the only litter wot I founded on the hike and they woz prolly axidental litters coz we did not find the rest of the rappers. So yeah, no litter bugs!
And for your viewing pleshure, the Shawnee Cam: