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Not the Dreaded Camping

Monday, June 18, 2012

This weekend I am going to a Pirate Festival by the Oregon Coast and I am camping! I couldn't afford a hotel because of the festival/summer hike in rates and the rest of my friends are camping. I detest camping but it is the cheap alternative.

I hate the hard ground, the dirt, the noise, the extra effort to make simple coffee, the chilly nights, etc.

I am trying to be positive. I am taking a memory foam mattress to avoid the hard ground. I am bringing my coffee press for coffee, I am refusing all other meals that will require dishes, I am buying some junk jackets from Good Will to keep warm. It is at a state campground so I can shower in the morning and not feel all icky.

On the plus side it is a pirate festival which I plan to totally dress up for. Anne Bonnie eat your heart out.
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    UPDATE: ** It rained all weekend and my air mattress didn't fit in the tent.....I HATE CAMPING!!
    1520 days ago
  • v DEBBIE_J
    An air mattress might really help your back from feeling out of sorts in the morning and help keep you warm. I am from Oregon and miss it so much. Have fun at the festival!
    1529 days ago
    Arrrrrrrggg, enjoy yourself :-)
    1530 days ago
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