Afterwards we played Rumikub, Blokus, and Checkers.
The swamp is usually noisy with birdcalls and animal sounds but on this day it was quiet. Very quiet.
The cyprus tree is related to the tall redwoods in California. It was hard to capture the magnificence of these trees on camera.
I see here that Maggie has her good camera...so I'll have to find that and see if there are any good pictures to add here.