I am up in the NORTH again. In that FOREIGN COUNTRY THAT YOU DON'T WANT TO BUY DRUGS FROM or so the media reminds me. (Wouldn't want to cut into the profits for our illustrious "big pharma"--but that is a whole nother blog.)
I could probably just copy my blog from last year and it is pretty much a repeat this year. RAIN,RAIN,RAIN, and more RAIN. But everything is beautifully green and water-logged!. There have been flood warnings,shoreline disappearing, and "river rising". . . .But since I live in a probably the biggest "River City" in California, I am sort of use to this. Just NOT at this time of year.
I JUST DIDN'T EXPECT THIS ON MY VACATION!!!
So the sun did come out briefly and being that I was of on-sound mind by this point from the moisture, I said to myself-"Self, let's climb the Pulpit!" I think last year I felt I was a fool if I didn't climb it, but after climbing it, felt like I would be a fool to climb it again!! Alas, my menopausal brain has not much short term or long term memory anymore, so I set out again to climb "THE PULPIT". Being the daughter of a preacher man, it just seemed like the right thing to do.
If you don't recall, THE PULPIT is a vertical climb of about 1 mile to the top, here in the Nelson BC vicinity. I can't seem to find out how it got the name, but basically, it is an out-cropping of rock that has a fantastic view of the city of Nelson.
As I started the ascent, I saw a couple of bear cubs in a meadow, so waited for another hiker with a dog, and began the climb. And once again, after a rigorous hike. . . ."Le Vue" was "extraordinaire". I probably sat around at the top for a couple hours. . . visiting with other hikers. . . meditating. . . just enjoying the moment!! and the
Life is only traveled once.
Today's moment becomes tomorrow's memory.
Enjoy every moment, good or bad.