Wordless Wednesday: Moon Jelly

Moon Jelly

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Wordless Wednesday: Sunset Over Chincoteague Island

Sunset on Chincoteague.afphoto

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A Honeymoon On the Rocks

After Matthew and I were married, thirteen years ago on a sultry July day, we headed north to honeymoon in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

We had many outdoor adventures that week, including one epic canoe trip. But every morning while we breakfasted on the porch of The Inn at Thorn Hill, we’d stare out at the horizon and say, ” we should climb Mount Washington.”

View of Mt. Washington from our Breakfast Porch

Our breakfast-time view of Mt. Washington.

We were experienced hikers. A month earlier we’d spent a week backpacking in Shenandoah National Park, to make sure we really wanted to get married (we did). And this seemed like a fun adventure to take, the pinnacle to our week of White Mountain fun.

So we left The Inn with a lunch of sandwiches the staff had packed for us, and all of our post-wedding luggage in the car, as we were heading to a different bed and breakfast that night.

And on a beautiful, clear morning, we set off on our hike. Continue reading

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