What do you do on the first weekend of spring? Go snow tubing of course. Yesterday was a gorgeous 62 degrees so we headed up to West Mountain to go snow tubing. Ryan was invited to a birthday party so I tagged along. It was such a nice day and a little bit strange considering there was snow on the mountain yet we were enjoying the sun and the warm weather. Jenn even had to apply sunscreen.

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It's also funny too that I hadn't been skiing or snow tubing all winter but when it hit sixty degrees we headed up to the mountain. To be honest, that's the only way I like to enjoy the snow. I'm not one who likes being cold, wet, and uncomfortable layered in clothes. This was absolutely the perfect day. There was even a fire pit that I sat near to enjoy the smell of the burning wood.

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Although I didn't hit the slopes or go down the mountain in a tube, just being in the sunshine and the fresh mountain air was amazing. For me, I think this pandemic has me slowing down and really enjoying the little things. This was actually the first time I had ever been to West Mountain and it's only forty-five minutes from my house.

Why hadn't I experienced it before? There are a lot of things that I have done during this pandemic that I thought I would never do. Most of them involve slowing down and appreciating the little things. Like I said before, I didn't even go snow tubing, but just being there made me soak all of the beauty it had to offer.

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