Step Sub 1: Sleep in a little and drink delicious coffee.
Step 1: Make a new friend who invites you to go outside. Especially one with sweet dogs who don't mind Ellie.
Step 2: Have gear explosion somewhere outside so you have no choice but to stay in the same location. Put on gear.
Step 3: Take pictures of the scenery. Admire the landscape and geologic formations.
Step 4: Commence recreation. Watch friend climb up to the top of the rock.
Step 5: Allow Ellie to celebrate the safe return of friend to the ground surface by bringing her large sticks.
Step 6: Follow friend's path up the rock. Chalk up and make funny faces while trying to remember how to do this without falling....
Step 7: After a good night's rest, load up lunch and drive to see some rock alignments.
Step 8: Crash on couch and wonder why Monday is not part of the weekend.