Friday, June 14, 2013

Oh Carrie...

                           I always get caught up with Sex and the City whenever I channel surf.

     I get wrapped up in the story of Carrie and Mr. Big but it is a bit unrealistic. At least to me. 3 years ago it would have been a different story. I would have waited for the guy to change his mind-I would have settled not getting what I wanted. But what I was willing to give up is a big part of me.

     With time the pain fades and when you think that you are okay being alone someone shows up with the same ideals as you, and everything starts to make some sense.

So here is what I learned and my little bit of advice:

You have to be willing to know when to be giving and when to be selfish. If that makes sense. Relationships are an equal balance, no manipulation or mind games- a natural give and take. Where you can love and be loved. And you shouldn't have to compromise your ideals for another if they aren't willing to compromise for you.

<3 Shari

Monday, June 10, 2013

Bug Spray and Campfire Smoke

     Just returned from Lake George and what a trip. I am proud to say I kayaked for 14 miles total with some camping in between. No tech (besides camera and some good tunes) and lots of dancing and talking by the camp fire. As well as many many s'mores.

Good times...

We went to medium sized island in the lake called East Dollar, (view from my tent below)

The first order of business after docking at 7 was to build a "tarp city" set up our tables and tents and of course build a huge fire.


The island had 3 campsites which our whole group took  over when renting the island out. So as to not have to deal with other campers. The island was all ours.
East Dollar Island was wonderful with many different views. I was camped by the "lagoon" (below).

Once all the emails are set up with everyone so the picture exchange can begin I will post some more pics along with some info if anyone is interested in camping/ kayaking in Lake George, New York

<3 Shari