S: Matt & Cassandra: 2007-2012
BC: “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn."
FC: Matt & Cassandra | We've been busy making memories 2007-2012 | “We know that God is everywhere; but certainly we feel His presence most when His works are on the grandest scale spread before us; and it is in the unclouded night-sky, where His worlds wheel their silent course, that we read clearest His infinitude, His omnipotence, His omnipresence.
1: The Taylor Family | Matt | Cassandra | Copper | Yukon | “A family is a haven of rest, a sanctuary of peace and most of all, a harbor of love."
2: We moved to beautiful Idaho in the summer of 2007
3: “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” | A day exploring the McCall area- October 2007
4: We received a new furry addition to our family in December 2007. Welcome Home, Yukon!
5: Snowmobiling to celebrate Matt's Birthday- February 2008
6: Our camping trip to Bruneau Dunes State Park- April 2008 | “God has strewn our paths with wonders and we certainly should not go through Life with our eyes shut.”
7: A summer of exploring the West Central Mountains of Idaho
8: Camping Trip to the Olympic Peninsula, Washington July 2008 | "The mountains are calling and I must go."
9: “The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.”
10: Good Times in South Dakota June 2009
11: New Mexico | Colorado
12: A Taylor Family Christmas Kamiah, Idaho December 2009
13: “The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other."
14: Dworshak Reservoir | Blue Mountains, WA | Hell's Canyon | Hell's Canyon | Spring 2010
15: Gospel Hump Wilderness July 2010 | “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.”
16: City of Rocks May 2011
17: “A man on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles.”
18: Summer 2011
19: Clearwater National Forest- October 2011
20: A Springtime Family Visit March 2012 | North Carolina
22: Sawtooth Mountains- Stanley, Idaho July 2012
23: “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us”