Monday, July 20, 2015

Hiking with the Bikers

The destination for the bike trip was Fall Creek Falls. The bikers spent two days peddling there, two days camping and hiking at the park, and two days biking back. We drove down Tuesday and spent a night camping with them and Wednesday morning hiking with them.  There had been rain off and on (thankfully not when they were on their bikes!) so the falls were phenomenal.
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Overlook of Fall Creek Falls
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Cane Creek Cascades
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The rain brought out lots of mushrooms.
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Hiking to the bottom of Fall Creek Falls
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After we left, some other church friends joined them for more hiking.
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Saturday, July 18, 2015

The Bike Trip

Early Monday morning. 3 men, 12 kids, 15 bikes.  Ready to go. photo a3dd5f20-76ea-4d23-be5b-4fffedf93892_zpsbofjdccz.jpg

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7:00 am.  And they're off!
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Break time.
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Looked like rain...
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...but they made it to the campsite just before the rain hit! (120 miles and 34 hours later.)
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Church every night.
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And sunsets over camp.
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Journeying back.
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Snack time.
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Almost there!
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Saturday.  3:30 pm. 247 miles. They made it!!
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Tired but happy.
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All 15 of them! 
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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Misc

Spring flowers
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Little bugs around the house
(pseudoscorpion)
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I found Miss Independent washing the dog in the sink all by herself.
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It's been nice to have Miah and Larkin cooking more lately.
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Zahana designs and makes clothes for Elowen and her dolls.
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Our first honey harvest has so far yielded 2 1/2 gallons.
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Playing at Abram's Creek
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Flame azaleas on Andrew's Bald
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