First Camping Trip of the Summer


First camping trip of the year! It was fairly memorable, too.  Here's a quick recap in pictures.



We were making "hobo pies" for dinner.  Pizza, I think.  We had a set of the pie makers, but with as many kids as I was trying to feed, I ended up borrowing my dad's set, too.  I put them in the fire to burn off any residue that might be lingering and then went back to buttering bread and spreading pizza sauce.  I forgot about my dad's set.  Kinda.  I mean I knew they were there, but I wasn't in a rush to pull them out of the fire.

Well, that was a mistake.  I had no idea these things could melt like this!  Lesson learned.

Also, I now owe my dad a new set of pie makers.



Oh, and this happened.  The kids found a fawn in the woods and brought it back to the camper.  We did pictures, tried to feed it some milk from a straw, and eventually put it back in the woods in hopes of mama deer reclaiming it.  By that night, there were two fawns and still no mama.


In hindsight, we should have made the kids stay far away - as in, hands off!  Too much human scent on the fawns likely resulted in spooking mama away.  In the end, a rescue was called and the babies were relocated.

Meanwhile, elsewhere in the campground, these types of things were happening:






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