Giving Ourselves Grace and Breathing, Georgia

For us, camp hosting is a unique time in our adventure when we are stationary for a big chunk of time. This 3-month stay in north Georgia far surpasses any length of time we have stayed in one place since we began this adventure. It also means we are stationary long enough for family toContinue reading “Giving Ourselves Grace and Breathing, Georgia”

I Did Not Want to Go Paddleboarding, Florida River, Florida

Going paddleboarding was about the absolute last thing I wanted to do, yet there I was, standing next to the river, Will getting the paddleboard in the water and ready for me to go. Sure, it sounds like he was forcing me to go, and in a way, he kind of was. But he alsoContinue reading “I Did Not Want to Go Paddleboarding, Florida River, Florida”

Celebrating Our Anniversary at the Top of Cinder Cone Volcano, Snow Canyon State Park, Utah

Our 4th wedding anniversary happened to fall during the week when Will’s parents were visiting. They were ecstatic to spend time with Bird, so we managed an evening getaway to Las Vegas early in the week and another amazing hike on the morning of our anniversary to celebrate. Since we found ourselves hiking without theContinue reading “Celebrating Our Anniversary at the Top of Cinder Cone Volcano, Snow Canyon State Park, Utah”

A Quiet Hike to Johnson Canyon, Snow Canyon State Park, Utah

For the first time since Bird came into our lives, Will and I were able to go on a hike just the 2 of us when his parents came for a visit in Utah. Will had explored some of the trails in Snow Canyon, but he had not gotten out nearly as much as IContinue reading “A Quiet Hike to Johnson Canyon, Snow Canyon State Park, Utah”

Navigating More than the Trail in Hanging Rock State Park

Reaching the summit of Hanging Rock was in many ways an act of God. And we arrived at the top at the exact moment He intended us to, as our 15 minutes exploring the rock outcroppings and enjoying the beautiful and breathtaking views were secondary to the way our hearts and spirits were moved throughContinue reading “Navigating More than the Trail in Hanging Rock State Park”