|Sanctuary River, Denali National Park.|
|Catching an angelic glow on one of our runs on the first day.|
I'm still in search of balance between all of the things that matter to me. I've learned a lot in the past year and also find myself wishing there were more than 24 hours in a day. I'd spend those extra hours succeeding professionally, with all of the people who matter to me, doing the activities I love, and recovering from all of it with a solid nine hours of sleep.
|Essential number one. Yum!|
For those of us who considered booking it to a ski resort the night before the storm, if you're me, you'll ultimately ended up watching the snow fall at home. As I knew the storm was coming, there are a few non-emergency snow day essentials I made sure to have on hand.
|Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square mid-storm. So beautiful and peaceful.|
My fridge was, save condiments and a container of almond milk, devoid of food. I'm an eggs-for-breakfast-every-day person and that morning, I was egg-less. Then I remembered I'd received a Just in Case Breakfast Assortment Bucket from Mountain House to test. Less than ten minutes later, I had re-hydrated scrambled eggs and bacon ready. I've used freeze dried meals backpacking for ages, but it never occurred to me that the packages I rely on to get me through trips could have another purpose.