Time with my dad before the big trip

Erin has grabbed this blog by the horns and while I enjoy writing, I’m not sure I’m ready for prime time. So I’m going to keep this short and sweet. Before you leave the country for 11 months, it’s important to make sure that you spend time with the people you love.

My dad and I went on our first father-son overnight last weekend. We explored central Oregon in the snow and rain, found the rumored flock of pine grosbeaks on the Pacific Crest Trail, watched a mink skulk along the Santiam River, and forgot to think about dinner until we found ourselves driving around Redmond on Sunday night realizing–there is no dinner in Redmond on a Sunday night. Most importantly, we spent time together.

Erin and I have worked so hard to make time for each other with this trip, I almost forgot to make time for the other important people in my life. Almost.

Dad and Alex selfie

Advertisements
Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Post navigation

One thought on “Time with my dad before the big trip

  1. Jessica LeShane

    Good Job Alex!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: