"The next morning our spirits were lifted. We only had 4.5 miles to do that day, and at the end of it was Hole in the Wall! It was a breathtakingly beautiful hike down into the bowl where camp was, and we explored the hanging valley before any other hikers arrived."
All the wobbliness in our legs disappeared during this section of the hike, and we were in a state of complete bliss.
But alas, of all the noises we heard, most were squirrels and the others never proved to be threatening, so we kept trekking along.
That's a very good question. A few years ago, a dear friend of mine said to me "jellyfish aren't even important, all they do is sting and float around" ...or something along those lines. The point is, I was shocked to hear this, and I proceeded to write a short (somewhat comical) essay on why … Continue reading What is the Importance Series?