Adventure Challenge – Day 2

My Adventure Challenge is off to a great start. I know they won’t all be this great.

I’m in Illinois for work this week. I grabbed a map and found Starved Rock State Park. I wasn’t expecting much. I wanted to hit the trails. Yesterdays hike took me through a rain storm, to a waterfall, through about 10 wild turkeys, and a great deal of satisfaction.

Today, I packed my water pack and my iphone and hit the trails. I got 6 miles in. I’m tired, but it’s that good kind of exhaustion. And here is what I found….

Ready to play yet? What’s your next adventure?

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About strokeofred

I am from Kansas and I have traveled all over the world. I am an artist, and I have a business brain. I love skirts and tennis shoes. I like to get dirty and ride motorcycles. I am sensitive and I can be mean. I love nature, and believe in protecting it. I love to laugh, and feel better after a good cry. I can be stubborn and impatient. I am constantly growing. I am open and free. I look to be inspired and love to inspire. I play guitar and secretly want to play drums. I have a puppy that brings me great joy. I love hugs, cuddling, holding hands...and wrestling. I love the mountains and the beach. I have to make a pilgrimage to the ocean at least twice a year to balance myself. I believe in balance in all things. Traveling is a passion, and meeting interesting people from all over the world is the perk! I have small town values, and big city dreams. I love beer, hate wine. I believe that what you put out comes back. I believe and live by the belief of treating others like you want to be treated. I enjoy stimulating conversation, and a good sense of humor. Caffeine is my drug of choice, and coffee over chess or good conversation is my luxury. I am strong but sometimes feel small. I strive to be my authentic me.
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