Enjoying a Few of My Favorite Things. . .

Hello my friends,
I have so many favorite things, but being asked to go on an adventure with our kids tops the list.
Our youngest daughter, Kylee invited us to go on a hike to Shadow Lake and try a little fishing.

Kylee and her boyfriend, Forest

We left our home about 6:15 a.m.  While heading to our meeting place we were greeted with this stunning sunrise.

We decided we would hike to Haystack Lake first and try fishing there.  It was a chilly morning in the Uintah's.
I look like I'm dressed for a snow storm.  : )
But you never know what you might encounter in the great outdoors.
Along the way we passed a few of my favorite things.
If you know me, you know how much I love to garden.  This scene took my breath away!

I have a thing for moss and lichen.

Being in nature makes me so happy!!
Haystack Lake
We had no luck catching fish at Haystack Lake, so we decided to head up to Shadow Lake.
These three are definitely some of my favorite things!
Greg, (Shultz) Forest, and Kylee

Fishing takes patience.  But if you wait. . .they will come!
most of the time

It took a little while, but all three of them caught fish.  One right after the other.
First Forest, and then while he was getting his off the hook my hubby caught one.

True fisherman!
But, as luck would have it Kylee got one right after this pic.  Hers ended up being the biggest fish.  She let me reel it in.
Hope you enjoy this video!
Excited that her fish was bigger than the boys!
I hope you get to enjoy some of your favorite things!!


Louca por porcelana said...

Gorgeous landscapes!You had a great time!Enjoying time with my family is my favorite thing too!Blessings,Jann! Maristella.

Kim said...

Oh how fun to spend beautiful time with your loved ones, Jann. It looks a wee bit chilly there. Gorgeous scenery and I must admit I rather love moss and lichen too.

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Gosh, Jann, what a beautiful place and such a cute family! Looks like you had a great time. Time spent with family is the best..Happy Fall..xxoJudy

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Looks like you had an amazing time out with your family!! Ho Wonderful!!

Liz@ HomeandGardeningWithLiz said...

What an idyllic day! Love the picture of your husband and daughter fishing at the lake with the pines in the background!

roughterrain crane said...

I love hikes, too. Stopping by your post, I feel as if I were in your great group.

Jeanie said...

Now THAT would be great -- to be asked by the kids to go on the adventure! Not asking to go along. That's the best. And all photos say it is a wonderful time!

Debra@CommonGround said...

such beautiful country! so glad you were able to have a great adventure with your family. Have fun!!!

Rose L said...

Escaping into nature is one of my favorite things. My honey and I are going to NY in a few days and after looking on-line, I want to spend most of the time exploring Central Park! Not as interested in the usual touristy things.

cloches and lavender said...

Jann such pretty spot and I like moss too. So happy Kaley caught the biggest fish. Looked like it was a beautiful day. The sunset was gorgeous.

Happy fall my friend


Susie said...

Jann, What fun. A chilly day of hiking and fishing. Good to be with the kids too. I love family time more than anything. Blessings to all, xoxo, love you, Susie

Sarah said...

Jann, I'm not a camper, but this looks so inviting. That muntain lake looks refreshing. It's still on the warm side here in Texas. Happy Autumn!

Sandi Magle said...

How fun----what a great family vacation---looks a bit chilly---but well worth it!

Creations By Cindy said...

how fun and what beautiful pictures! Enjoyed the video too. So glad you had so much fun with your lovely daughter. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

PJ said...

I say, when your adult child asks you to do something with them, jump on it. I'm never disappointed when I do and I'm happy you had such a fun day.

Junkchiccottage said...

So beautiful Jann. Looks like you all had a wonderful time. Have a good weekend.

Katie Mansfield said...

It looks fabulously chilly. We go do with a little of that down here. It looks like you had a great time. Beautiful spot.

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Hi, again, Jann. Just wanted to pop in and thank you for your visit and your kind words. We have had a couple of frosty mornings but some zinnia buds are still hanging on so will let them be for a little while longer..Happy Week to you..xxoJudy

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