I didn’t think it was going to happen this year. But it did. And I am so, so grateful. As each summer comes to an end and fall approaches, I desire nothing more than to be in the mountains surrounded by beauty, nature, color, coolness and peace. I feel the tension and stress melt away; I feel closer to God; I feel at peace. And I really needed that this year! Just the stress involved in the act of actually traveling up here was enough to make me eat this: But I made it and had a gloriously beautiful and relaxing time! I spent five nights in Ocoee, Tennessee with my parents and grandmother. When I found out they were taking a trip up here…