I just keep getting higher! Maybe it’s in my nature. How lucky can you get?
Annie and Linda and I hiked at least 28 miles over our three-day weekend. On Friday we hiked to Upper Mirror lake and pitched my new tent at a heavenly campsite, with views of Mirror Lake, Upper Mirror Lake, Eagle Cap Mountain and the Lostine river valley. Annie was so excited to become a certified mountain woman!
We had a day to play while the rest of our group hiked up on Saturday, so we headed for the summit experience. Sunshine, exercise and smiles filled our day.
Do you think she likes it? I might call her Annie Adventure!
Gary and Laura and Chris joined us for a Saturday afternoon hike around the Lakes Basin before Mark and Georgia and Isaac arrived in time for dinner. We shared tales and bright stars before sleeping hard and hiking to the summit again the next morning. We encountered more beautiful sunshine and then a few clouds.
Some of our lucky party were experiencing their first overnight backpacking trip ever. This wonderful place creates lasting memories!
What better way to raise kids than this? We can do amazing things when we believe that we can. If we learn this early in life, how much more might we do?
What a life! Everywhere we looked we saw beauty. Can we apply this to everything we do? It’s there for the seeing; it’s just a little easier to notice in places like this!
Any guesses what’s next? Suggestions?