Christmas Vacation

This year, my Dad, brother, and I decided to get away for Christmas. 

With Mom being gone, the holidays held little excitement for us. We decided to stay in a cabin in the mountains {Samuel was super excited about that}. So thus began our search into all kinds of accommodations. But EVERYTHING from West Texas to Georgia was booked over the days we wanted to be gone.

But I remembered a friend of mines family has a house in Ange Fire, New Mexico and they kindly let us stay there.

This view from their balcony is breathtaking {quite literally because it was FREEZING 
We stayed a few days in the beautiful Rockies.

Outdoor activities abound! We went horseback riding up the mountain for 2 hours one day.

Another day, Dad and Samuel went skiing. No, I didn’t go. I am such a klutz that putting me on two metal rods on the top of a mountain and asking me to make it down in one piece would have just not worked out! 😉 So I stayed at the house and caught up on such reading {and sappy Halmark Holiday movies}.

But on Christmas Day, all three of us got up early early early and braved the fridged cold to head over to Taos, NM to embark on a snowmobile trip up and down another mountain!

It. Was. Awesome. It lasted for 2 hours and on more than one occasion, I was pretty sure I was going to die. But praise the Lord, I did not. It was by far my favorite activity of the week.

I enjoyed our trip because we got away from most of the stress this holiday has brought. Even though my aching heart was a miserable of what we were missing,  I am so glad we got away. 

Angel Fire has a special place in my heart.


About natmott95

I'm a young woman who is discovering life and all the joys and sorrows that come with it. I invite you to come along on my journey and grow with me as I struggle through issues I'm dealing with, search out the truth of matters, and start to understand the way my heart works. Come on my journey and share with me the experience that its through the Lord's grace that I am able to live this life.
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