Near Where I Live

It’s not exactly the backyard, but I think I’m staying within the spirit of

‘s challenge to post a photograph of home every day this week.  Today, we drove with some friends to a trailhead along Route 86 in the Adirondacks and hiked 1.2 miles into the woods.  Here’s what we found at the end of the trail.

Copperas Pond is one of our favorite swimming holes for a few reasons.  Because of the climb to get there, it’s rarely crowded.  There are huge rocks that you can jump from, into cool, deep water below.  And there are giant tadpoles and bullfrogs galore.

My main character in Marty McGuire, Frog Princess would have loved it.