It’s strange to think that in just four days we will be arriving at the final destination of this crazy road trip: Waco, TX. This has been life-changing trip for our family. We’ve gotten so much closer and I’m grateful that we’ll have the memories of the past six weeks forever.
We spent all day yesterday at Zion and it was incredible! I think it may have been my favorite national park that we’ve visited so far.
This picture totally doesn’t do the beauty of the park justice. It was magnificent.
Our favorite thing was hiking through the Narrows! Benjamin thought that hiking through water was the coolest thing EVER. (And check out that photobomb from Gwen in the backpack.) I was so proud of Lucy for hiking four miles in the hot sun. Quite a feat for a three-year-old!
I’m glad Zion was so wonderful because we were super sad to leave L.A. Not so much because of the city but because of sweet friends we hated saying goodbye to. We spent four days at the home of our dear friends the Thompsons and it was just the refreshing recharge we needed for the last leg of our trip.
The kids become fast friends and we mostly just let them run around at the house while we chatted and did laundry. Camping laundry is so gross. Thanks for letting us do our gross laundry, Thompsons.
And Gwen met her match in the strong-willed department with her new friend Molly. So there was a tornado of toddler energy.
So that was a delightful treat. The occasion merited busting out the red lipstick for the first time in weeks!
Here’s what I read this week that I thought was worth passing on!
The Conversative Case Against Capitalism: The Week
A Large Family Manifesto: The Bleeding Pelican
Planned Parenthood: A Failure of Imagination: Humane Pursuits
What the Duggars Get Wrong About Chastity: Ethika Politika
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Wishing everyone a beautiful weekend!
Lots of love,
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