Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

To rob my self-esteem

Photo courtesy of the author.

I was huffing and puffing up the side of a southern Utah butte yesterday, my heart pounding in my ears. I stopped to catch my breath when the thought occurred to me to stop and turn back down right there. But I continued. The view from the top would be beautiful and I did not want to be a quitter before I reached my goal. No one but my husband, who hiked along beside me, would ever know…

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Nancy Peckenham

Journalist, editor, mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend, adventurer, history-lover. Editor of Crow’s Feet