We sold our Polaris ATV this past week. It was a good thing. We have used it infrequently for the past three years and it was just one more hobby collecting dust and getting old with disuse.
Still, a part of me is sad. I miss the good times we had with it. The sudden expanse of the space in the garage is wonderful, yet bittersweet. It feels like there’s a hole in our lives. Odd that, when we haven’t hardly used it lately. But it’s like a fragrance that can suddenly call back a memory from long ago and it can feel as present as the first time you experienced it; so too, the moment you sit on the quad and go riding, all those good times come flooding back and don’t seem so long ago.
Well, we don’t have that luxury anymore. LOL We do have many wonderful photographs that also bring back a swell of memories.
What a view in that second picture above!
Miles and miles of sand…
We even got the parents out with us! Look at ’em go!
Despite the exposure issues, the picture on the right has always been one of my favorites of us.
Lots of fun in the mud on this trip.
A few moments of needing a winch are always a good thing.
There’s that winch again…
Why do the boys love water and mud so much?
Love those dunes!
Massive dunes in Central Utah! Who knew?
We came across this awesome place as we drove cross-country to move to Pensacola, Florida.
I feel blessed to have had these good times and to have these memories to cherish. Now, we move forward to another season with new priorities, other activities to explore and adventures to be had. There is an endless abundance of activities and hobbies to experience in life and I look forward to enjoying as many as we can. 🙂
We do not remember days; we remember moments.
~ Cesare Pavese, The Burning Brand