What happens when …

You’re on a hike on the last day of your vacation and it just dumped snow in the mountains? Or when this said hike takes place with signs ALL over for Bear Activity. And you see 8pt Buck’s on the trail who look amazing and not daunted by your standing 20 feet from them?

Nature is ridiculous. And being left to my own devices in nature? Also ridiculous.

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Aaron and the kids were talking about bears and OH MY’s! when I kind of went off the map for a bit there – totally ignored by my family I entertained myself with my camera.

This can also be chalked up to: Jodi embarrasses herself for your enjoyment. Although, honestly, I’m not embarrassed. I’m also no actor – this is just me.

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Being slightly dramatic. Which is rare, obviously.

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It’s colder when you’re not moving your legs and carrying 30 pound children up a hill, by the way.

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That’s my cold face.

Here I am double checking to make sure I’m still only performing to an audience of trees. And deer.

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Which I was.

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And that some how made me feel giddy. I’m so dangerous.

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What?!?! No, I am not taking photos of my self in rapid succession. Thankyouverymuch. Look away, Aaron.

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He makes a joke, I laugh. It’s what we do.

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Then I cry for help. SOMEONE GET ME OUT OF HERE.

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Zoolander comes for a visit.

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And we end on dramatic surprise pose.

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Scene.

Who wants to go hiking with me? I promise I’m not high maintenance but if you give a mouse a cookie … Jodi’s gonna want to take your picture.

These photos brought to you by “Being the photographer on vacation” and “Hiking on a mountain is effin’ awesome”.

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