Although the day got off to an auspicious start, with John wondering if his son would ever get himself in gear, the two finally headed out of the hotel on Maui to begin their trek to the summit of the dormant volcano. John was assuming that they would at least get close to the peak by the end of the day.
There is no language that John could think of to adequately communicate the sense of accomplishment and pride that he and his son felt as the two of them reached the summit and took in the dramatic views.
Written for Bikurgurl’s 100 Word Wednesday prompt. Also for these daily, one-word prompts: Your Daily Word Prompt (auspicious), Word of the Day Challenge (wondering), Weekly Prompts (assuming), and Ragtag Daily Prompt (language).