Hubs and I took a three-day staycation last week. On Thursday we drove to Fall Creek Falls state park, which is about two hours out of Nashville. It was a beautiful day for such a trip.
Being an optimist, I took along my hiking boots and a pair of trekking poles. We read that there is a short but challenging hike down to this waterfall.
Naturally, I laced up, grabbed my poles and headed down. I’d gone less than 30 yards and realized my foot just isn’t healed enough to hike a deep, rocky descent. I sent hubs onward and I aborted the hike and went back up, making myself at home on a bench. While waiting I shot a few photos. I sorta like this one.
When hubs returned he told me I’d made the right decision. He had no trouble, but he admitted it was rocky and challenging.
Later that day, hubs took a very short walk to an observation point. I decided to stay in the car. I opened the sunroof for a little Vitamin D therapy. I was relaxing with my eyes closed when I heard a family returning to the car parked immediately ahead of us. A young boy saw me and I overheard him say, “Man, when she wakes up she’ll have a terrible sunburn.” I shouted, “No, I won’t.” I think I startled him but he gave me an awkward wave.
I enjoyed the chuckle.