Life had become overwhelming for Gabrielle Sales. The East Coast native was going to college full-time, working, and trying to heal from heartbreak. To put it mildly, she was burned out. “I felt lost. I was overcoming a tough period in my life,” she said. She had thought life would lay out a … [Read more...] about More than just a hike: How one girl found herself in the White Tank Mountains
For most people, the benches sitting throughout White Tank Mountain Regional Park are there for them to take a rest from hiking or to relax and enjoy the beautiful view. But for some, like Laurel Taylor, one bench in particular means so much more. On July 13, 2012, her daughter Brianna was … [Read more...] about A Place to Call Home: How the White Tanks became a place of healing and refuge for a grieving family.