It's been a while since we've had a regular ol' daily life post around here (and a blog design update, but I'm working on that). A few weeks ago, the girls and I went on a girl scout troop camp out. This was their first real camping trip with the troop and they were incredibly excited
The big girls were working on their camping and junior aide badges, so when we arrived, I just handed them their tent and they set it up mostly by themselves. Unfortunately, it turned out they didn't actually sleep in it, we played musical tents to make sure there was an adult in every tent since the weather just deteriorated as the day/night went on.
Until they decided they needed to run to the bathroom, anyway. Let me tell ya, it was super awesome to get out in the rain and run through the dark woods, twice, in my dry clothes. I was proud of the girls though. They've done a fair bit of camping, but never in the rain. We ended up with rain most of the night, 10-15mph winds, plus it got down to 40 degrees. Camping in the rain is okay, camping in the cold is okay, camping in the rain and cold is less than pleasant. They stuck it out though. I told them they had the option to go home, or if only one wanted to leave, Josh could come pick them up. They wanted to stay though and are even looking forward to their next camping trip!