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ESCAPING THE FLATWOODS We slept in, moseyed around camp, ate breakfast and genuinely relaxed before heading out for another try at finding Bork Falls at ground level. We made it back across the creek and to the parking lot. This time though, with no other vehicle there, we noticed a narrow trail off the left … Continue reading NEVER GIVE UP
What's going price for an epic photo? Have you ever been on an adventure and you know where there's this view that you can get an epic photo that you have seen a dozen times and just love. In the process of trying to get this perfect shot that you have planned out in your mind, you actually lose sight of … Continue reading EPIC PHOTOS
IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED, FAKE IT! I originally wrote this post months ago and loved it. Unfortunately in my blog design conversion, I lost all the text. I do recall sharing my original mantra from my basketball years in high school, "If at first you don't succeed, fake it." I would fake a … Continue reading MANTRAS
DON'T LET FEARS CONSUME YOU! I have always had an irrational fear of heights. Maybe it's really a fear of falling, maybe it's really a fear of pain from if I fall and get hurt. Regardless, I can be doing some random thing and just freeze in fear because I think if I take another … Continue reading EXPLORE FEARS AWAY
THE OUTDOORS IS AN AMAZING PLACE TO HEAL. We love the outdoors and have several reasons why we do the different activities outside that we do. Today, for me, it was all about healing my heart. For the past week I have been heartbroken and just emotionally fatigued from the loss of my little brother. … Continue reading Healing Hike
With Fall colors catching everyone's eye, it made me ponder... Is it the flower we see and appreciate or is it the color? Let's dig deep for our real personal perspective here. Is it the lovely jewel-toned color that we adore or is the stem, leaves and divine bloom that attracts us? Think for a … Continue reading The Flower or the Color?
NATURE'S SIMPLE THINGS OFTEN GO UNNOTICED How observant are you when you venture outside? Do you notice the simple things? We didn't always notice or appreciate them. There are still times when we are hiking that we are trying to get to a certain point at a certain time and we hike straight ahead and hardly … Continue reading SIMPLE THINGS
MAKE TIME FOR THE OUTDOORS. Be intentional in making time to get outdoors. It is too easy to get caught up in life and let life dictate your schedule. Schedule time to go hike, bike or adventure outside your way. A simple walk outside will do also. Just get out there and enjoy the beauty … Continue reading MAKE TIME
MYSTICAL, MAGICAL MASTERPIECES There is something captivating about waterfalls. They are magical to sit and watch. The sound of a waterfall is so refreshing for the senses and the soul. The larger that they are, the more intense the effect they have. Each waterfall is unique compared to the last one. Over the past few years these … Continue reading WATERFALLS