We started this year off with a trip to
Charleston, SC. It wasn't very warm but it was wonderful to see flowers in bloom in February. Between the seafood and the
bbq we all came home a bit heavier- as usual.
Next was a trip to Gettysburg, PA. for the week of 4th of July- also
the anniversary of the battle. Our 19 year old son, Matt, was in heaven. He spent each day on the battlefield expect one-
when we took a trip to Antietam battlefield in Maryland.
We then took a quick trip to Delta Lake State Park near Rome, NY to
do some kayaking and relaxing. Now that we camp with two chocolate labs, there isnt really a "relaxing" time, so to speak.
We just returned home from a week in Old Orchard Beach Maine. Our
daughter Jocelyn spent her 16th birthday on the pier and the amusement park. Cabelas was a definite highlight as were all
the lobster and seafood restaurants. We ate and shopped very well.
Labor Day 2009 will be spent close to home- Moreau State Park. This
is our time to put the kayaks in the water and float around and celebrate the end of summer.
Fall camping this year depends on volleyball schedules, work schedules,
etc. Blaise and I may just have to take the Jayco to Vermont by ourselves and let the kids hang out with the dogs for the