Thursday, November 30, 2006

Grand Canyon Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving is a time for loved ones to come together, sometimes after an extended period of separation.

It was fitting, then, that the Thanksgiving weekend found me reunited with the Grand Canyon after many years. Christi and I hiked along the rim, and followed the well-trodden Bright Angel Trail partway down into the Big Ditch.

It was a mellow trip: no rim-to-rim records were broken, and on a couple mornings we even (gasp!) slept in! But this is precisely what we needed in our long weekend away, and though I've been back in the office a week now, the sense of stillness and calm hasn't left me. Let's hope it lasts a bit longer, as we head into the frenetic holiday season. In the meantime, enjoy a few photos we took during the trip!

Happy Thanksgiving, and see you on the trail!













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3 Comments:

Blogger Jessica Deline said...

Wow those pics are gorgeous!! Got your registration for Twin Peaks by the way :) Happy belated Thanksgiving!

7:30 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Beautiful pictures! Sounds like it was a wonderful trip. : )

3:50 PM  
Blogger Ashley said...

Thanks! It was indeed a great trip. And Jessica: I'm really looking forward to your race! Glad my registration didn't get lost in the "snail mail."

10:49 AM  

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