a walk

It has been raining a lot in south east Tennessee.  A LOT.  Honestly I love the rain.  When I lived in Florida one of the things I missed the most was the rain.  I love the way we get kind of socked in and it will rain for days.  That being said, I do enjoy getting out and exploring after several days of rain.  This morning there was the most amazing fog and it seemed dry.  The boys and I decided as adventure was in order.  Jason, unfortunately, was going to be busy with work all day.   We took a chance and headed out to Red Clay State Park.  Half way to the park the sun came out and I knew we made the right choice.  Red Clay was one of the last councils spots of the Cherokee and it just has this magic and mystical feel.  There is a lovely 2 mile hike called the 'Council of the Trees.'  There is just something peaceful and reverent about this place.  And today, after a week of rain it was extra enchanting.  Everything was damp, green and bursting with life.  It was just what our souls needed.

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