On August 2nd Ben had an eye appointment in Williston so we turned it into a Mommy Son date and went to Smuggler's Notch on the way home.
As for the eye appointment, he doesn't have to patch anymore. His eyesight went from 20/200 to 20/40 and has held there for the last several appointments. He has to wear his glasses during school and as much as possible at home. He will probably have to wear glasses until 3rd grade and then we reassess at that point. Now for the Notch.
Ben was so excited. He put on hiking boots, brought a backpack and "special" hiking gloves.
|At the bottom ready to go|
|Checking out a cave|
|Look how small he looks up on those rocks!|
|Ben was fearless. He ran up the slope, ran back down to get me, ran back up the slope again. If there was a rock he jumped up onto it and back down the other side. My heart got exercise in more than one way|