It was the end of Nov 2009 when my friends Melany Morrison, Cathy Thorsen aka Celebriticat, and I went on a camping trip on a Thanksgiving Weekend.
We spent one night at the Pedernales Falls State Park in Johnson City, TX, and one night at the Enchanted Rock State Park. I remember it was wet, cold, windy, and dark when we got to Enchanted Park.
Fortunately, they had good lighting and we were able to set up our tents and slide into our respective sleeping bags. Fun times, and fun memories.
Then there was some solo camping I did about three years ago in the Mojave Desert while I was walking Route 66. At the end of the day, I’d find a level spot off the road, make sure that it was not in a wash, just in case it rained overnight somewhere, I didn’t want to get washed away. I’d pitch my tent and slip into my sleeping bag.
Camping was the prompt for today in the SCBWI daily prompt fro the month of May. One more day to go.
Here are Bob Jasper’s memories of his camping days with his growing family.
Amy Marley offers this poem about camping in Nature.
And Saloni Joshi reminisces about “camping in a mosquito net” in her terrace under the starry skies and imagines herself as a flickering star in the writer’s universe.
The cool night zephyr brushed against my face, caressing my sweaty neck. I tied up my hair a high pony, letting my neck…
One more day to go.
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