I left for France on 10 June and I've been back for a couple of weeks but it's been tough to want to resume life as normal. I came back with horrible allergies, jet lag, a major craving for French chocolate and contentment. I felt fine when I needed to fall asleep at 6 pm from exhaustion. I was happy. That bubble burst last week but it's a big reminder how much I really love traveling (especially with a friend that I love dearly).
Before I start talking about France, there are a few events that I don't want to forget about. I gathered a group to hike Harpers Ferry in West VA at the end of May. I had no idea what to expect but we chose the most difficult and longest hike possible and just went.
The day was gorgeous and not too hot.
Jane and Athelia - we were probably talking about how much we love avocados.
Debbie and Jane posing on the rocks.
We had just ate lunch and I was commenting to Anne (a friend I hadn't seen in years) that we hadn't seen any wildlife beyond bugs. All of a sudden I saw this deer leap out of the forest.
I also really loved the hike because it was a civil war battle site. I had no idea but there were markers all over showing how much equipment the soldiers brought up the mountain. Again, simply amazed by what was possible.