My hubby has been very busy lately, not only with work, but he is one of the musicians for the Southern California tour of LES MISÉRABLES. It is an incredible opportunity for him and I’m bursting with pride…but it’s a lot of hours of rehearsal and shows.
We’ve been missing him for sure, so on his first weekend off, we decided a day out in nature was in order. We took a drive to Dripping Springs, a little campground tucked away in the Cleveland National Forest. We’ve camped and hiked there before and it’s usually very quiet…exactly what we needed.
We enjoyed a picnic lunch and let our little one run up and down a hill, peer into several hollow logs and just explore.
We walked along a dry river bed and looked for pretty rocks and found a few that were eye catching, to say the least.
We found lots of lichen and moss that were interesting to touch and look at.
We pretended we were pirates looking for treasure and drew maps in the sand.
I can’t imagine a better way to unwind after several weeks of a tightly packed schedule, than to walk in the wilds and listen to the gentle sounds of nature.