Does anyone else have days like this?


But it wasn’t all bad. Young, meet old.

On Saturday, the June family set out on a low-key hike along a new equestrian trail in an effort to cure our acute case of spring fever.  About a mile into the hike and several scrapes and twisted ankles later, my husband and I began to wonder what we’d gotten ourselves into.

We took turns carrying our four-year-old on our backs; her legs were too short to navigate most of the uneven terrain and fallen trees.  I suggested turning back but, for my husband, this man vs. forest conflict had become personal and he was determined to make it through.

We came out the other side about two hours later feeling like Grizzly Adams.  We all collapsed at the trail’s end, where the following sign welcomed us:  “Warning.  Trail not maintained over winter; use at your own risk.”


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4 thoughts on “Does anyone else have days like this?

  1. Charlie Green April 1, 2013 at 8:53 am Reply

    It’s a man thing. Glad you went along.

    • Julia Weston April 1, 2013 at 9:18 am Reply

      Lol! I know better than to tangle with “man vs. nature.”

  2. MC April 1, 2013 at 11:41 am Reply

    lol this has happened to us too. And usually I’m the one coming up with this crazy good plan doesnt work lol

    • Julia Weston April 1, 2013 at 12:20 pm Reply

      Yeah, I get plenty of “great ideas,” too, so I can’t knock the hubby too much lol!

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