Ernie Allison’s “Staycation”

Ernie Allison is a grandfather and nature writer who drags his family on nature hikes and camping trips year round.

Jump Creek Canyon (Photo Credit: Greg Harness, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Jump Creek Canyon (Photo Credit: Greg Harness, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Vacations are a much anticipated time in most people’s years. That one or two week span where we get to take a temporary break from our daily lives and experience something fun and exciting for a prolonged period of time. For decades my family and I have ventured to the more exotic locations available for our yearly vacations. As a result my wife and I took yearly vacations all over the globe. Just me, her, and exotic locales. What is the point of taking a vacation and sitting at home? That was my father’s perspective and as it became my own. It wasn’t until my later years that I learned the true value of a vacationing at home, aka The Staycation. Continue reading “Ernie Allison’s “Staycation””