Sunday, June 14, 2009

Impromtu Hike

by Meghann on June 14, 2009

Just when I thought my day was calming down and the word ‘nap’ was circulating in my head, my Dad suggested we take a drive around the neighborhood to scoop the place out.

Only in my family would a ‘drive around the block’ turn into a full blown 3 mile hike!

We came across a trailhead for Rainbow Falls and decided ‘Why Not?’

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It was a mile and a half hike to the falls and a mile and a half back up. Who cares that we didn’t have proper hiking supplies and flip flops on.

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Bring it on!

The way down wasn’t that bad. The dogs happily took the lead and guided us along the way.

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The toughest point was the last .25 miles that went straight up hill. Once we made it to the top though, the views were breath taking and worth it.

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Then we got a little greedy and had to get as close as possible to the edge.

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It would have been all good if it weren’t for the slippery nasty mud I slipped in to get those pics.

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Ewww…. I was a mess!

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I was already a little hungry when we started the trail just before 5:00, so by the time we hit the turn around point I was Hangry and ready to be done so I could get home to eat. Being covered in mud didn’t help either!

When we finally mad it back to the car my siblings and I fought over the crumbs that were left of the Trader Joe Peanut Butter Pretzels.

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We licked the bag clean!

Dinner had to be quick and easy with 6 hangry people waiting to bite each other’s heads off. It was a great 20 minutes or less meal that was a solid team effort.

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My plate had a Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Sausage, Sweet Potato Fries & Asparagus with some Spicy Brown Mustard for dipping.

I also felt I needed to Blue Moon to enjoy with my dinner.

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I felt so much better after I ate. Too good for words. ๐Ÿ™‚

Also too good for words was the serving of Cookies & Cream Ice Cream I had after dinner.

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Now I truly am exhausted and ready to call it a night. We have a fun excursion to Asheville planned for tomorrow! ๐Ÿ™‚

Good Night!

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