Most of us cannot physically live the vacation life on a daily basis. While that may be nice, we can live the vacation life every moment with the right mindset.
I was convinced I was not going another step and I was willing to accept falling a bit short of making it to the summit that was about 200 yards away.
Some of my favorite snaps from the past week's hikes in Utah.
I have now completed the BIG FIVE national parks in the Utah: Arches, Zion, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, and now, Bryce Canyon. Without knowing it, I think I saved the best for last.
A quick overnight adventure to Arches National Park brings amazing beauty.
Have you ever been driving a route you normally take and come upon a sign that said the road was closed? The same can happen to us in our relationships. We can think we are on a path and suddenly find that path is closed.
Obviously, the location was remarkably beautiful, at times breathtaking. What was surprising to me was how absolutely kind, thoughtful, safe and hardworking the many people with whom we came in contact were.
I was looking forward all week to getting out today into some fall scenery. I was not disappointed.
I can't believe this was 5 years ago this summer. I took my children on a vacation through Florida and this happened at a hotel pool. I knew this type of thing happens, I just didn't know it could happen in Florida of all places.
I love to learn. I love to travel. I love the outdoors. I love to explore. I love to take pictures. I was able to do them all in abundance on a camping trip this week.