It’s seems that cloud cover can come in various levels and provide
A tiny little sliver of horizon
Sliced out under heavy clouds
The longest day
There were a couple of heavy punches thrown and it looked like the towel was going to be dropped. Last minute burst of energy as the bell was about to ring and round 1 is
Life is going to hand you weeds
Take them and make peace
Life can hand out even worse
Stalk yourself against tall winds
Find cover and find peace
Yeah I know that tall one is a weed. But it’s the right height and it’s easy to pull and it’s filling a blank space. Might just stay there a while. Making peace with my weeds and my head space.
It always seems like a good idea at the time. That actually might be the issue — the time.
With an early morning to
It was all laid out perfectly and all details synced except, in the end, for The Shoe.
I 100% had on the right boots today! We took the tiny ferry to Jura with two purposes in mind. No surprise that a stop at the
Today, besides like 5000 miles (an exaggeration of course but it felt like it) in a car, we also took a few steps alongside the ancient
The sheer size (117 km) and location (middle of nowhere really) of it make it quite a logistical accomplishment. It makes our rock walls look little but they had a legion of 80 men per section. This thing, in places, has stood the test of time since being completed in 128! That’s a legacy all right.
We had been to the wall in 1998 on our first trip with our children. I can remember them climbing up it and walking along it for quite a ways. We had also stopped at a old Roman fort site.
It was on our list to make a stop and so I picked a random spot off the map to have lunch and hike along it for a ways.
Our lunch spot was actually the old quarry site so it was a good hike to the top of the escarpment.
The vista at the top was worth it. Along the way we saw a couple of cool things.
I now want one of those stile gates as they are so easy but I digress. Off to the top for the vista.
It wasn’t a long stop and not a wordy blog post but it was the highlight of our long travel day.
He slept the morning away, recovering from an excess of his sort of company the day before.