Sometimes we have "secret expectations." They are secret because we do not tell anyone about them. For instance, you expect your friend to help you when you move. Yet, you never said anything to them about it. You end up getting frustrated. This leads to disappointment.
Thoughts on connections with others in our lives.
Tranquility has some simple conditions. Thoughts I had on a hike in the UT mountains.
A day of outdoor adventure in eastern Utah.
One of the pilots was concerned about the direction and strength of the wind because, in his own words, his gear was not as rugged as the other pilot's. In fact, in the photo below, you can see him looking out over the valley and feeling and seeing the winds.
What are the odds of this happening in Orem, UT? When I came out from the gym today I noticed that parked next to me was a most undesirable thing - a car with a University of Texas license plate on it.
In the span of 2 hours, my amazing daughter, Juju who is a senior, competed in a wrestling meet on the Mountain View High School JV wrestling team and then, after her match, she hustled into the cheer room, got cleaned up a bit, put on her cheer uniform and joined her fellow cheerleaders on the floor to cheer on their Varsity classmates in their wrestling meet.
While the loop is only 38 miles, it took me over 3 hours to complete the journey. Somehow I was distracted by all the photos I had to take.
Little did I know that I was hitting the sweet spot on that day. As soon as I got into Provo Canyon, I could tell there was a plenty of color. As I drove east into Heber, the color was intensifying. I was beginning to feel that I was in for a special treat.
It was an interesting week for hiking and photography. Here are some of the best of the best.