Tuesday, October 20, 2009


We're going camping this weekend. My sister and brother in law have a tradition of camping with their friends for the past few years and I've never been really a nature girl so I was never interested in attending. But in the past year or so I've been trying to develop my inner nature girl. It's not that I don't love nature-y things, but I like them from afar. I really just hate the bugs and uncomfortableness of the great outdoors. So camping has always been a bit of a stretch for me. I've been easing into it by hiking and doing day trips in nature. Last year Leslie invited me to go camping but for some reason it didn't work out...I was probably working or traveling...shocking I know.

So this year, Leslie really wanted to get Ange and I on the trip so we tried to shoot for a couple of weekends but nothing panned out all summer. Finally we scheduled a last chance trip for this weekend. I'm excited but also a bit nervous. It's late in the year which means it's probably going to be rather chilly and we know how well I deal with the cold. According to the forecast as of right now we're supposed to have rain Friday and Saturday and Saturday only has a high of 49. Yikes.

I'm going to be packing layers and layers of clothing and lots of blankets. Hopefully I will survive. We plan to make a big bonfire and hopefully that will help too. Ange and I bought a new air mattress to try and keep us comfy while we sleep. I'm hoping that the chilly temperature will keep the bugs to a minimum. I'm trying to remain hopeful. I'm sure we'll have lots of stories and pictures from the weekend so stay tuned!

1 comment:

Leslie Reed said...

it's going to be so fun! i don't think that there will be any bugs because it's fall. summer is the bad time for bugs.