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Supplemental Thoughts on Camping

I made it. From summers of staying home to work to a summer full of camping. Not that summer is over, but I feel triumphant because I made it past the 17-day long stint. It was hard some days—mentally hard, that is—but it was worth it. I’m glad it’s over, but I’m glad I did […]

Additional Thoughts on Camping

I’ve been retired almost 3 months now. I enjoyed being with Daughter, Son-in-Law, and my parents for the first five weeks. Then we set off for the second five weeks in our Taj-Matrailer, visiting Craig’s friends from high school and work. That five-week-long camping period was broken up by our emergency trip to South Dakota, […]

More Thoughts on Camping

Our summer-long sojourn has gone pretty well so far. We have seen a lot of country. Even toured places where we used to live, places where we played, and places where we worked. The mountains were beautiful and everything was green because of the afternoon showers. And I can freely admit it, the revisiting didn’t […]

Adventures in Camping

Six days after I retired, Hubby and I bought a brand-new pop-up tent trailer for camping.   We didn’t start out thinking we would buy one, but had planned to spend the summer sleeping in our tent with our cots and blow-up mattress pads. Funny how when faced with 4 months of sleeping discomfort, purchasing decisions […]