Travel Blogs from Minonk
... really enjoyed this beautiful day.
We have been lucky with the weather as the last 2 days were to have rain but as usual the weatherman was wrong. Tomorrow is our last day here and we are going walk around the old town of Utica and do some shopping. We have found a great ice cream shop and have visited it twice. I had a Boston shake today, a milkshake with a hot fudge sundae on top . Boy was it good!!
... rise to the name "Starved Rock."
We hiked over 5 miles on Monday and really enjoyed our time out in the canyons. It was the first time Suzanne and I had hiked that far in a while and were both a little tired. But it is really nice to get out in nature!!
The campground is nice with a lot of campers stopping over just for the night. They don't know what they are missing by not taking the time to see the state parks in the area.
... little ones. It went really well from my perspective. Christian on the other hand thought I was mean. He kept hitting his little sister so I took the TV and electronic games away for the night. We played with play doh, board games, trucks, we read, colored, did all kinds of things. But he wanted his TV. It was quite the thing to get used to the male energy and work with that. Kaleigh, my niece, was saying that a ...
... own processing and for those of you interested.
What I have learned about me:
I have an incredibly fantastic supportive family
I don't know how to fit into that incredible family, I have to learn how to flow within family dynamics. Another opportunity to be me and to see what that looks like.
My sister came to my house this morning to visit and I loved it. She called, I asked where she was and she said my drive way. ...
... with a couple of small pools, some bungalows if you want to spend the night, and a mini restaurant), then climb back up.
Trekking down was effortless. We encountered very few people and the hike really isn’t difficult—it’s certainly less laborious than Half Dome and much shorter too. Plus, Colca Canyon is beautiful, or rather, breathless to behold due to its sheer magnitude and grandeur, austerity, roughness. ...