Recently we borrowed a CD of the Kingsingers from my parents. The first song has really struck our fancy (that's for you, Pheebs!). We have listened to it every time we have gotten into the car. Often when we are beginning a new day, but sometimes when the day is coming to a close. It's beautiful. Simple. And a reminder of the fresh start we are granted each time the sun rises anew.
This picture is from our winter backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail. The sun was setting, as we continued to hike in Shenandoah National Park. Although the trip was after a wild ice storm and freezing cold, we remember it as one of our favorite weeks. Everything we did went back to the basics... we needed warmth, food, and water. When those things are in jeopardy, you focus on what really matters. Returning from a trip like always changes your mindset about your daily routines and lifestyle :)
Since I am not so tech-savvy as to be able to give you the sound bites, here are the lyrics: