Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Nature Girl Makes An Appearance

This past weekend I "car camped" for the first time out on the property of a friend's parents. I'm fairly unknowledgeable about camping, so the best I can figure out is that the difference between "car camping" and "camping" is the distance you drive in relation to the distance you walk/hike and haul gear.  I think, and I could be wrong here, that "car camping" means you don't have to hike and haul gear far from where you park.

We did all the fun camping things - bon fire, s'mores, music.  It was a special occasion for me, so I bought a tent and a sleeping bag and let my inner nature girl show up.  She hasn't been out since...well, I don't remember how long it has been.  I think, actually, this was a first.

I enjoyed the experience, even though I didn't sleep more than a couple of hours that night, and would like to do it again.  I'm grateful that I got to experience this with such a cool group of people.   

Here is a picture of everyone who camped:


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