Hiked with my wife and son to the Grotto and back. We got a late start and just made it to the gate before the ranger closed it at 4:30pm. The next day we visited Carlsbad Caverns with my wife relatives who live in Roswell, New Mexico.
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night, in the dusty recesses of their minds, awake in the day to find that it was vanity. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes to make it reality."