Day 2586 – Our Camping Adventures – Including Spiders And Moonings

We absolutely love to camp. There doesn’t seem to be anything more relaxing then sitting by the fire and reading for hours on end. Coming home without a shower and unbrushed teeth for 3 days is like a badge of honor. We don’t mind getting dirty. We don’t mind using a porta-potty for 3 days. But we are big fat babies when it comes to spiders.

Something happened this trip that hasn’t happened before. On the first night, we took a flashlight and were about to do a tag team potty trip. One of us holds the flashlight and the other does their business. Well, upon entering the night time death trap, we noticed a spider. Freaking out, we figured how would we could go without disturbing the spider. We turned and saw another spider that was even bigger than the first. Getting a little terrified, the flashlight fell upon a spider on its web on the front of the throne. It was the biggest spider I’ve seen in the wild. If you make a circle with your index finger and thumb, that’s about how big this guy was. At this point, we both agreed, it was time to pee in the woods.

This trip, I thought we had this circle of the campground to ourselves for the duration. Unfortunately, when we arrived, there was a tent set up across from us. Seriously? The CLOSEST site was booked? Thankfully, they wouldn’t be there the second night. They weren’t at their site all day, which was just fine by us.

Our little trek into spider hell happened well past sunset, about ten. Our neighbors had still not arrived. Thinking we were alone and the coast was clear, I squatted down in the woods. It was somewhat in view of the little road through our loop, but again, not a peep for hours. Wouldn’t you know, as soon as I started to go, a truck made the loop. I think it was a ranger patrol. The flashlight had been turned off, but if they were looking in my direction, they were getting a partial show. I have no idea if they saw anything. I realize that if I am in a situation that requires me to think fast on my feet, I am ill prepared. Seriously Jen, you could have taken the 2 seconds to get into a more lady like position.

The evening had another adventure….at 4 am, our neighbors’ alarm went off….for an hour….*sigh*

But! We slept until 11 (we don’t even do this at home!) and spent a glorious day reading and stinking to high heaven. It’s the life. 🙂

On our way out this morning, we finally stopped at an overlook on the way into the campground. I’m glad I finally stopped.

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