|A common camper placement|
|Typical Yarger set up|
small hovel on a small site, citing door positioning, electric and water access, proximity to other campers (and family), the morning sun, the rocks that poked from the earth, and anything else that they could add that would bolster their claim that theirs was the better choice. An half and hour to an hour later the decision would have been made, and pouting or not, both would have to live with it. What amazed me was that almost every couple would go through it. In my immediate family it became so common that I finally insisted that I would place the camper and Char could set up the inside as she saw fit. It saved a lot of arguments, and I realize it denied my wife options, but after all she was getting to camp with my family for a whole week, so I felt that she owed me.
There are countless other small frustrations on these trips, especially if they are long ones. Where to eat and what to eat? Drive through or stay in the car to save time? Which radio station or CD to listen to? (A few
|Note the homemade shade and rain shelter in the background|
I want to thank everyone who shared last week's blog, who sent in ideas for future blogs and who commented on former or current ones. I know, thanks to my cousin Gayle, that I have at least one new fan. I'm still looking for guest bloggers though, so step up, come up with an idea and present it. It's really not that hard, look at this one.