Friday, August 8, 2008
We are blessed to live in a great ward with great friends. Tonight is the Elder's Quorum family camp-out. From what I hear, 17 families have said they would be attending! I can't even guess who all those families might be. Of course, we are one of them. I have to say, although I am really excited, I am also a little anxious. In our almost 12 years of marriage, we have been camping only a few times, like less than five. First, I was a big wimp and wouldn't do much. Then, we always seemed to have a baby, and camping with a baby is a daunting thought. But, we are going tonight. And, at least John and the three oldest kids are planning on actually staying the night. Hyrum has a runny nose, so he and I may go home for the sleeping part of the night. But, camping in August shouldn't be that cold, you say? When we wake up in the morning, the thermometer reads low 50s. It may get up to 70 during the day, but it is 60s by dusk. So, with the cold night air, Hyrum and I might skip out. And, I am really sad. Our ward is great, and I would really like to stay all night. Oh well, we will see how it goes. I think the kids will enjoy it immensely. And, if I can't find the pump for the air mattress, I might not be too sad to be coming home!