Bron and I love our weekends together. We always try to plan something new or fun if possible. Saturday afternoon we tackled another hike: Poke-O-Moonshine. I wanted to hike it just because of its crazy name! It was a moderate hike to one of the most open and spectacular views of the Champlain Valley. And no, there wasn't any moonshine served at the top. It was more of a BYOB kind of thing. (Just kidding.)

A Beautiful Afternoon

View at the Top

I've decided that these trails through the Adirondacks are a reflection of the New Englanders who made them: straight to the point. There are no such thing as switchbacks.

Nelsons at the Top of the Fire Tower

We'll definitely be back in the Fall to see the foliage.

Later, we found an old dock on Lake Champlain to eat our picnic lunch of sandwiches, chips, and cookies. We stuck our bare feet in the water and let the sun warm our backs.

Bron Relaxing

We talked about our dreams for the future. Quite romantic, yeah? I thought so. It was a simple, but really good afternoon. I love you, honey!

A Few of Our Dreams:

~ Touch a glacier and see a bear in Alaska
~ Hike down into the Grand Canyon
~ Visit Russia and buy a fur coat
~ Have our first home paid for by the time we're 40
~ Retire to a sail boat and literally sail around the world
~ Raise a few kids
~ Tour Europe for a month
~ Visit the Redwood Forest and Yosemite
~ Snorkel/scuba the Great Barrier Reef

So tell me, do you think it's possible to do it all and have it all? As long as we work hard, plan ahead, and roll with the punches, I'd like to think it is.


  1. You guys are so fun! Beautiful view, too. I haven't figured out if it's possible to do it all and have it all! I think as long as you're happy with life in general, and always striving and having fun dreams like your guys', I think you will have it all! :)

  2. You guys must be in good shape from all the hikes you go on! And I like your future plans... I want to be involved in some of them too!


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