Voice outside the tent at 11:07 pm Thu night: Hello. Hello. Anyone in there? (am I dreaming of Pink Floyd?)
Us inside the tent: Yes (hesitantly, but thinking who the heck is waking us up in the middle of the night and why)
Voice outside the tent: We need you to pack up your camp and move to higher ground as soon as possible.
What? Really? How is this happening? We chose the “higher ground” for a reason. Adrenaline starts to surge…
If you find yourself on a solo multi day road trip, and you don’t have at least one hard cry, I think you might be doing it wrong. I had the opportunity to drive from south Denver to the base of Mt Rainier and back – that’s 40 hours or more to cover the 2,600+ miles round trip). I am grateful for an emotional ride.