Summer is a vacation?


Posted on June 4th, by Emily Gajewski in Perfect Fit. No Comments

I apologize for my long hiatus in blog entries, every time I sit down to write out a blog I’m either called away to do something else or am simply too tired.  But that is no excuse, and I apologize to my readers.  So let’s rewind and start at the beginning of what so far has been a very exciting summer.

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I spent a week in Las Vegas with Drew and his parents (the Monday that Jason was in his accident).  It was absolutely amazing.  Of course, we saw the strip, but we also went to the surrounding mountains.  We explored Red Rock Canyon and the Hover Dam and even went to a winery (yes, in the desert).  And if I have one suggestion to all those who may make the journey to Las Vegas—drive to the mountains, (you don’t even have to hike if you don’t want to) and experience the breathtaking views!  Hiking in Red Rock Canyon reminded me of how much I love hiking and being outside and how much I really want to develop my interest in backpacking into an enthusiastic hobby.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThere are too many things to say about Vegas so here’s the cliff notes: we saw Blue Man Group, went to The Tournament of Kings, explored the gorgeous hotels, saw dolphins, and of course, tried my luck at the slot machines, my highest winning was $20 and that’s when I called it quits.

So then I came home to help out with Jason, take care of the dogs and work at the concession stand I’ve been working at since high school.  Now in these last few days before I head off to Kentucky I’m scrambling to finish packing my room, helping out with Jason (who is now home … home being my parents’ house), getting my car ready for the 6 hour drive and generally helping out around the house.

I’m excited for this next step in my life; for the people I will meet and the experience of living in a motel for the better part of three months before going back to school for my senior year.  There are so many new adventures and I can’t wait to share them all with you, so stay tuned!





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