Morris Arboretum With The Morford Clan

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Hatching the eggs in the birds nest!


One of my great joys of the holiday season is that my niece Amanda comes home for the holidays with her husband Ryan and their two boys Wyatt and Drew. Ryan is in the army and is currently stationed in Alaska, so these visits home are surely to be cherished because it certainly doesn’t happen often enough!

After the Brown family Christmas extravaganza last week, it was fun to schedule a visit to our home for lunch where 3 year old Wyatt amused us with his new dance moves:

Jazz Hands Quick Time

Jazz Hands Quick Time

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The ever fascinating Etch-a-Sketch:

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After lunch we head out to Morris Arboretum to see the outdoor holiday train display.

Debra, Amanda, Drew, Ryan, Wyatt (and Thomas the Tank Engine!)

Debra, Amanda, Drew, Ryan, Wyatt (and Thomas the Tank Engine!)

Debra and Wyatt waiting for Thomas

Debra and Wyatt waiting for Thomas

Hold on to your hat!

Hold on to your hat!

Amanda and Drew

Amanda and Drew

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Playing and climbing in the Sculpture Garden:

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Sculpture Ryan sm


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The Rose Garden gazebo is a stage:

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After seeing all the trains, running down a big hill to see the ducks and swans, and playing in the sculpture garden, we went “Out on a Limb” to have fun in the Tree House!

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Naptime in the squirrel net


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Wyatt net sm

Now I’m a squirrel!


We had such fun experiencing Morris Arboretum through the eyes of my 3 year old great nephew Wyatt! Next on our bucket list, save enough of our allowance to go visit them in Alaska!

Check out our other visits to Morris Arboretum:


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