hiking raven rock state park

We finally went on a hike! According to my standards, it was pretty perfect. Not too intense, just long enough, and with plenty of side adventures and photo ops. I volunteered to pay for gas and be the pack mule in order for this hiking trip to happen.

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I think that I’m probably at my happiest when I am outside.

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Kasey isn’t the biggest hiking/working out fan. She gets migraines from just about anything fun, including hiking. I’m really pleased that this day worked out so well.

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We chose to hike this loop because it had a view point. Unfortunately there was a group that wouldn’t move and we had to climb around them to see it well and take photos, but my bitterness toward them has passed.

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We didn’t even consider going down these stairs, really. There aren’t any trails at the bottom–just the river that you really don’t want to swim in.

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I always ask Jon to take pictures of me and Kasey, so he complained that I never want pictures with him. Oops. Kasey took this one for us.

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Kasey found a creek. When we lived in Texas, there was a fabulous creek with steep banks right down the street from our house. We went there basically every day. I still think that climbing around creeks is one of the best things of all time.

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Until next time,

Jamie

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