Blog Tales

Stepping Backwards

Yep...
This is me
stepping backwards
over one of the amazing redstone cliffs
that surround St. George, Utah...

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I met many incredible people
during my week at Green Valley Spa,
but there was a special heart recognition
with three beautiful women from Minnesota...

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Lindsay, Lisa, & Amy
plunged, zipped, and climbed with me
through the external and internal
landscapes that we explored,
together and individually,
during our time together...

Here is Lindsay...

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and Amy....
 

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and here are a few more of me
finding the freedom
to dance with the rock
in a whole new way...

 

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I loved the repelling!!!!

Lindsay and Amy
were like Spiderwomen when it came
to rock climbing...

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I on the other hand/rope...
failed miserably...

well... maybe I exaggerate
as you can see here...

 

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it sure felt miserable!!!


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and I did make two out of the four climbs...

with the last climb non-negotiable

as that was the only way out of the canyon!!!


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for in those failures...
I found my strength to let go
and say that I had accomplished more
than I ever dreamed possible...

However...
if you ever see this particular
smile on my face???

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It is a lie!

What I am really thinking and saying here
can not be printed!!!!

But this smile
is genuine
and from the depths of my being...

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with such appreciation

for finding the ability to step backwards

into the challenges of life
with three such beautiful friends...


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Most of these photos were taken by our super guides
Jared and Matt from Paragon Adventures.


Jared...

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Matt...

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