My favorites are places where I can be by water. It is just somehow so calming to sit by a lake or river. But really, anywhere outdoors surrounded by nature is perfect. It's the only way I can make myself stop doing things and just sit and relax. It's a great time to visit with my husband and just talk. Somehow, you end up talking about things that don't come up when you are at home.
I'm beginning to think the Amish have it right - electricity takes away from family life. When you think about it, television and the internet makes it so easy to get wrapped up in something we like and ignore the other people in your household.
I'm not about to become Amish, but I will take a cue from them and experience being unplugged now and then. In fact, we are planning a road-trip for this week. We want to experience fall before she turns into winter.
Where do you like to go visit? Leave a comment and share because your words are important.
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