So, today I turn 32, and it's going to be great!
This past weekend, my husband and I, along with our dog, Steve, left the house, jumped into the car, ventured outside the neighborhood (and Portland for that matter), and explored a small part of Oregon's massive Columbia River Gorge. For a change, we avoided doing — and even talking about — house things. One hour and a few types of weather later, we were in what seemed like a far away destination. It felt so amazing to stand quietly, close my eyes, and think about why we came here; about my intentions for the year, and about turning older. Then, as I opened my eyes, I took in the purely silent, vast, and gorge–ous landscape in front of me. Everything made sense and felt right. Happy Birthday to ME!