So we thought we were going to say goodbye to our village friends Sunday morning in Provo.
The RVs were packed so we took our goodbye group picture and gathered for hugs.
In an attempt to deal with my sadness and to throw out one last effort to put off having to say goodbye, I half jokingly said something about coming to Antelope Island with us.
After some discussion the village decided to head to Antelope Island State Park for five more days together!!!!!!
The sun smiled and a bluebird came out to sit on my shoulder
Zip-a-dee-doo-dah-zip-a-dee-ay! My, oh my, what a wonderful day!!!!
Antelope Island is the largest island in the Great Salt Lake. While Antelope Island is only a hop, skip, and a jump from Salt Lake City, it feels like a world apart with its nearly untouched beauty. Mountains surrounded by golden rolling plains overlook the glassy water of the lake.
An abundance of wildlife, most notably bison, call Antelope Island home. The bison were everywhere: dotting the hills, on the roads, cruising through the campground, and even on the beach.
Bridger Bay Campground, while primitive, was a beautiful spot to call home for five days.
We sat on a hill overlooking the lake, a perfect place for morning coffee.
It was a relaxing week filled with bike rides, walks, and being with friends.
We even braved the cold and wind to take a quick dip in the Great Salt Lake.
I finally got to spend time with a blogging friend and her family who I met online over 5 years ago. Some bison cruised by at dinner.
Brent and I slipped away for some hiking and a bike ride.
I have this habit of calling beautiful places “magical” but right now, even with the bugs and the bison poop on the beach, I can’t think of a better word for Antelope Island.
Love and Laughter,
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