Friday 15th, 6:30am- Closed the car door with everything packed for this weekend’s campout. I’m very excited. I love to camp!
12pm-Getting antsy. When will work be done?
2:30pm-Hear the rain pouring down on the roof at work. All of a sudden I’m not so excited.
3pm- Dodge puddles up to my ankles as I run to the car.
3:15pm- Pick up a wet looking Zach from school. It’s still raining.
4pm- Barely sprinkling, we start setting up the tent.
4:15pm- On hands and knees inside tent wiping up the floor with a towel. Note to self: next time you pack away the tent close the windows.
7pm- Mark, Eric and Andrew join us and we finish setting up camp kitchen and screenhouse.
8pm- supper and a campfire.
2 ish – vaguely remember waking up shivering
3am- wake up to the sound of snow/sleet pelting the tent
Sat. 16th 7am- finally convince myself to get out of the nice warm sleeping bag. Zach starts the fire.
9am- Breakfast then football, baseball and kite flying.
12:30pm- Head to the beach to do a community service project. Rake and pick up sticks then a quick game of beach football. There for 4 hours. Wind up extrememly windburned.
5pm- Boys go biking and fishing while supper slow cooks in the dutch oven. Jeff joins us.
8pm- Pork chop and potato bake with green beans, bread and cheesecake squares for supper. Yum!
11pm- Bedtime again. Colder tonight but no wind so it feels warmer.
Sunday 17th, 5:30am- Jeff gets fire started.
6am- trying to figure out what to do with my funky hairdo that was a result of me sleeping with a hat on all night.
8am- Breakfast of pancakes and sausage. Clean up and tear down.
11:40 pm- Pull out of camp with a contented sigh. What a great weekend! Can’t wait until our next one.