Moments of Wonderful

…rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

Moments of Wonderful - …rather than a lifetime of nothing special. A diabetes blog.

The view from up here

Last time I was in Vegas for Thanksgiving, we went hiking in Red Rock Canyon. One thing I miss about living in Florida is elevation. Seriously, I don’t think we even have hills around here! (and by the way, I thought I took a lot of pictures last year – 103 – I took 241 this year!)

We went to this super cool park for my nephew’s birthday this year – stay tuned for the post about that because you have to see the cake my SIL created – and part of the park included a climbing trail.

My brother, the two older kids, the dog (a female boxer named Leila of course), and I set off up the trail. It was the perfect way to work of an potential post cake highs.

mountain climbing

mountain climbing

And while I got this great picture of my brother and his kids…

end of the climb 1

(that is The Strip in the background on the right)

… these are the ones he got of me.

end of the climb 2
end of the climb 3

And people wonder why I prefer to take my own pictures.

Category: family, holidays, travel
  • Christine says:

    Awww, looks great! I’m a photo fanatic too, taking something like 226 on my latest trip to the dominican.

    December 5, 2008 at 9:13 am
  • Karen says:

    Awesome way to work off the cake!!

    December 5, 2008 at 9:14 am
  • Bernard Farrell says:

    Yay, you look the same as me when you’re squinting into the sun. 🙂

    (I’m a little giddy coz my BG is low, but it’s coming up.)

    December 5, 2008 at 9:36 am
  • George says:

    Very cool pics.

    December 5, 2008 at 12:03 pm

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