It’s important to make sure the tasks of life leave plenty of room for those unexpected moments. What a great reminder!
Leaves changing color. That’s exactly what I expected to see during our mid-October hike. In the desert of Phoenix, you just don’t see reds and oranges, so in honor of our first fall in a climate that actually experiences fall, my mission is to see as much red as possible. (And not the shade of red I see when the kids push my buttons :))
On that hike, I was pleasantly surprised to encounter flowers. (If you’re looking at the photos above thinking, “Flowers? Um, those are weeds.” I should clarify that I consider anything with a bloom or decorative piece at the end of a stem a flower.)
That night, my kids planned to “camp out” in our pop-up trailer, which was still set up from the night before when my older son and his friend slept in it. Purist campers will shudder at me calling this camping because…
View original post 324 more words