It was a good day.
This was the third hike of the day.
The others had been much less steep.
“Summit” on the sign was a clue.
My 8 year old nephew sprinted up the steep trail
Then rested or climbed a tree while we would catch up.
On an easier trail, earlier in the day, he had gotten tired
Stopped a lot.
Once laid down on the ground for awhile.
Wondering when we would EVER get back to the car?
Maybe it was the food.
He had a cheeseburger, fries and a shake for lunch
And complained of being too full when we started out.
He slept in the car after that hike.
And had a brownie and some water after waking up.
Was it the brownie that gave him so much energy?
Or maybe the challen