Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Spring Break

Who knew that even retired people need a break?
As a former teacher and a former principal, my hubby and I always looked forward to spring break which has always been held the last week of March in our school district.
I guess those dates are burned in our brains because we decided that it was time for us to take a break.
We sent Boston to the kennel.
We packed up the car.
We headed out of town.

We have spent the last four days with family in Utah.
It has been glorious to be with them again.
Pictures and details will come later.

Now, we are relaxing in the beautiful town of Springdale, Utah.

Springdale, UT
from Google maps
We will spend the next few days touring Zion's National Park.
I am hoping for some much needed time of rest, relaxation, and restoration.
I will catch up with all my blogging friends when I get home next week.
I hope the sun is shining wherever you are, and that you are enjoying some beautiful spring weather.

32 comments:

Linda Myers said...

Lovely pic! Enjoy your break.

Dr. Kathy McCoy said...

Good for you, Sally! I'm so glad you're enjoying your spring break --even though retired! Look forward to hearing all about it.

troutbirder said...

Sounds good to me! :)

Jean said...

Alas, Maine is back to typical March weather, with cold temps and a little snow, after last week's glorious 80-degree days. Nevertheless, I'm happy that you two are having a lovely, warm, sunny, and relaxing spring break.

Arkansas Patti said...

Just have a marvelous and rejuvenating time. Springdale looks beautiful. Take pictures and we will see you when you get back.

DJan said...

Have a nice vacation, Sally. Yes, everybody deserves and needs a break, even if we're retired. See you when you get back! :-)

Chatty Crone said...

Amen sister - even us retired need a break - lol. sandie

HAVE FUN!

Beth said...

Have a wonderful relaxing break. I will look forward to more pictures.

Olga said...

Happy travels. I loved Zion Nat'l Park. That kind of grandeur has to be restorative.
Isn't it funny how we still live by school calendars.

KathyA said...

Oh those mountains are breathtaking!!! Enjoy yourselves and take lots of pictures!

rosaria williams said...

Ah, just what the doctor would order! Enjoy!

becca said...

enjoy your break

Mage said...

What a stunning place to be, and how more than delightful to spend time with family. :)

Isabelle said...

Have a lovely time. I do love the pictures of you and all your school friends. That's amazing that you're all near enough to meet up so often.

Thisisme. said...

Love that photo and I am so glad that you're going to have this lovely little holiday. Come back to us all refreshed and with some lovely photos for us to look at. Take care.

Kay said...

Have a fabulous time, Sally! I loved Zion. It's such a beautiful part of the country. It'll be fun to just get away.

Mare said...

What fun! Looking forward to the pics. I went to Zion in 1976!!

Mare said...

What fun! Looking forward to the pics. I went to Zion in 1976!!

Sandi said...

Yea for spring break! Mine began tonight! We're packing up tomorrow and driving randomly toward the beach, stopping where we want, staying where there is space. What ever!!

Enjoy your rest!

Yes, we did chat about the Isle of Jersey before. I will take pictures and post for you!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hope you enjoy your time at Springdale. We passed that town/area on our way to Zion...

Get some rest --but enjoy Zion and area. Be sure and take the road beyond Zion going east. You will go through a couple of neat tunnels --and the scenery on that road is awesome.

Have a great weekend.
Hugs,
Betsy

Heidrun Khokhar said...

Good for you to carry on. I too have that break in my veins. Odd how it becomes a part of on's thoughts even after years away from school.

Rose said...

Looks like a beautiful place to visit! I hope you have wonderful week. And yes, even retired people need breaks:)

Sightings said...

I wonder ... who's the lucky person who lives in that house? Anyway, I've been wanting to go to Zion's for a while now. Couldn't make it this last trip; maybe next time. Let us know how it goes.

Sightings said...

I wonder ... who's the lucky person who lives in that house? Anyway, I've been wanting to go to Zion's for a while now. Couldn't make it this last trip; maybe next time. Let us know how it goes.

#1Nana said...

Spring break is even more fun when you're retired. I spent a week in Austin for Texas' spring break, then a week doing nothing at home for Oregon spring break. Next week is Washington spring break and I'm spending it with a friend who went back to work after retiring from Oregon at a school district in Washington. We're planning a spa day and shopping. Next Sunday I leave for Italy. Isn't retirement great!

Jeanie said...

Spring break sounds mighty good to me -- spring break with family, even better! Have fun!

Barb said...

Sally - Happy Spring Break! Hope you're feeling well. Let me know how you like Zion. I may be headed there with my friend, Mary, in May.

Terri Tiffany said...

Good for you!! I'm sorry if you are going through rough times and thank you for sharing with me. Will be praying for you!!

Nezzy said...

What a wonderful majestic trip for relaxin' and renewin' yourself sweetie.

I hope your havin' a grand time!

God bless ya sweetie and have a marvelous trip!!! :o)

Joanne said...

Yes! A change of scenery and some rest is just the ticket!
Have an awesome time. can't wait to see the pictures!
Blessings, Joanne

Deb Shucka said...

Have a wonderful rejuvenating time. I love Zion - we had one of our best experiences there one summer. Wishing we had some of that sunshine here!

Wren said...

Enjoy your break. Beautiful pic.