Showing posts from June, 2013

Live Your Life..

Hiking in Lamani, Belize
As many of my Instagram and Facebook photos indicate, we do a lot of hiking in our little Monson family. I have received a lot of skeptic looks and prying questions as to whether or not I really enjoy being "outdoorsy." The truth is: I would never do the biking, diving, hiking and/or camping that we do without the enthusiasm and encouragement from my guy Dave.

Scuba Diving with Sharks in Grantsville, UT
Which lead me to wonder, why is it that women are told, taught, and expected to hate being outside? My thoughts:

It is really hard to go pee. I mean, talk about a messy, dusty, unsanitary, and an awkward balancing act. I'm not even going to go into the fear you feel when you realize too late that you've chosen an exposed location...Spiders. Enough said.Make up.. do you wear it to at least look decent for the first hour of the adventure, only to have it melt and fade without hope for correction or touch up? Or do you take the heroic route and sta…