Discovery in Everything

Photos by Daniel Vasta/The Herald
Perrin Spond, 3, center, lifts a stick into the air while his older brother, Leif, 5, left, plays in the water and his mother, Madison Spond, pets their dog, Buddy, near their home at Beaver Lake in Jasper on Tuesday. "I always try to make opportunities kind of like being in a bigger place, but you don't have to be in a bigger place. You can be right at home," Madison said. "I think there is something to discover in everything." 


Leif Spond, 5, jumps over a stream near his home at Beaver Lake in Jasper on Tuesday. 

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