I can’t complain, my first day back to work on Monday was beautiful! I had some great company to go with it too!
This week was my week for the long hike in the mountains for work, and since Whit had Monday off, I figured he could accompany me and well, help me feel better about hiking alone! I’m sorry, but I am terrified of bears and mountain lions!
The weather was absolutely gorgeous when we got out there, mid-50′s with just a bit of wind and the sun out and blazing!
There weren’t many birds out for me to count due to well, it’s winter and they’re all basking in the sun in the tropics, but it was nice to just take in the scenery.
Overall the hike is 6.6 miles long, parts of it are in the sun or shaded by pine trees, downhill in dirt, uphill switchbacks on rocks, or covered in snow, but it was fun! I was certainly huffing and puffing along the way but made it through the whole thing without any pain in my hip!
It was a great way for Whit and I to spend some quality and undisturbed time together…no cell phones, laptops, tv, email…you get the picture! That and we are outdoor people so we thrive in it!
There may not have been many birds out for me to count, but we did see two bucks! One had full grown antlers and the other had little ones that I originally thought we tree limbs since he was standing so close to a tree at the time I first saw it!
I hope your Monday or week back to work has started off nicely! The weekend will be here soon enough!