Adventurers! I'm back from a weeklong excursion to Sun Valley, Idaho. Brady and I headed up along with his parents, siblings, and all their kids - 17 people total. It turned out to be quite a good time, full of relaxation (much needed) and loads of activities (perfectly balanced with previously mentioned relaxation).
Highlights include: riding a bike for the first time in 15 years (yes, I'm still sore), hiking through the woods and wild flowers of Bald Mountain (I've never seen so many different kinds all in one spot - I couldn't help but make a little bouquet!), reading and playing at Redfish Lake, getting my culture on at the outdoor symphony, and checking out some great artwork at the Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival.
My favorite part was definitely the arts festival. There were quite a few talented artists present whose work I fell in love with instantly! My faves were Cheryl Gail Toh (an abstract painter and mixed media artist) and Nick Wroblewski (a printmaker specializing in wood block prints). Of course, I couldn't leave without getting a little something something from both!
But enough about my little vacation - what were some of your favorite adventures this summer? Did you take any trips? Climb any mountains? Discover new artists? Share your thoughts in the comments!