We are gearing up to leave in a couple weeks for another month in the mini-mini-motorhome this summer, three weeks in the Big Horns of Wyoming and a week in the Black Hills. #2 Son and GF will be joining us for a few days in the Hills. They asked if they could vacation with us — is that awesome or what?
I did not post much about last year's vacation, so I thought I would show you something memorable. Something that very nearly gave me a heart attack in Glacier National Park.
The Going To The Sun Highway in Glacier has spectacular views. There is mountain on one side of the road… and a precipice on the other side. I was fine as long as we were on the mountain side of the road, but when the precipice was next to my window I FREAKED! It surprised Smokey as much as it surprised me; I have never had any particular fear of heights.
I found that it was easier to breathe if I didn't look out the windows. It was even easier if I turned sideways in my seat and looked at the floor. Remembering Elizabeth Zimmerman's famous aphorism, Knit on with courage through all obstacles, I pulled out my knitting and got busy/distracted.
My view was this:
instead of this:
because if I looked at that, I would also see this: