Loved the drum roll and your grand finish. Way to go AL!
LOL is usually rhetorical. This one’s for real. The word that comes to mind is Eureka.
The Dude Abides!!
HAH! Perseverance Furthers! Hexagram #34: The Power of the Great.https://medium.com/@chaliceofwisdom/perseverance-furthers-5c226994951b#:~:text=%E2%80%A6and%20'perseverance%20furthers.,The%20Power%20of%20The%20Great.&text=In%20the%20I%20Ching%2C%20(or,creates%20an%20instant%20new%20beginning.
You inspired me to check out a.trail in the desert here yesterday. Only lived 5 miles or less from beautiful desert hiking for 4 years or so before putting boots on the ground.