I thought I’d be able to fly to Asia this year. My oldest son is teaching in Taiwan and I had been visiting friends in Hong Kong on a yearly basis for the better part of the past decade. But, alas, that was not to be. I don’t know when I’ll next be able to leave my area, but my family and I did get away last month and found hiking trails we never thought we could reach in our state of Illinois.
The Shawnee National Forest: