We set out on what we thought was going to be a little morning hike to the top of a cool hill near our awesome campsite. Yes, we knew we were in the vicinity of a national monument, but we must not have noticed how long we’d been hiking, because suddenly, I looked up and said, “Is that a parking lot here on top of this mountain?” Greg replied, “No way…we’re so far back in the forest…”
But we were intrigued and compelled to go investigate.
And lo and behold, what did we find?
Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln.
Well, at least their massive heads carved in rock.
Suddenly, like magic, we were transformed from touring musicians out taking a hike into real, live, bonafide American Tourists. And we played our part well. We took what must’ve been hundreds of pictures, hurt our necks looking up and gaping, and even popped into the museum to watch “the making of” movie!
And this is all I have to say:
“THANK YOU, Mr. Borglum, for showing me that you can dream a really, really, big massive dream and get a bunch of people to help you, and end up with a truly beautiful, awe-inspiring, timeless, work of art. Swaha Living Theater…here we come!”
(If you don’t already know of the recent developments on Kendra’s dream for a truly unique experience of our ultra-universal-connection-to-