Wednesday, June 8, 2011

A Weekend Home

This past weekend, we took a break from the house. I feel like we've been taking a lot of breaks from the house and, unfortunately, that's just going to happen more and more as we get further and further into the summer. At least we've arrived at a comfortable point that involves a lot of waiting and very little physical labour.

This past weekend, we took a break from the city. As much as I love the subway, and having friendly neighbours so close, and as cute as our little bungalow may be, we're country kids at heart and every so often, I miss the space, the quiet, the dark. Good thing we've got campgrounds within a decent distance! So, for this weekend, we traded in a bed, a kitchen, a comfy couch for this:


Cozy, perhaps, and it kept us dry through the thunderstorms that forced us to sleep in until we could sleep in no longer on Saturday morning, but I still returned home with bruises on my hips from sleeping on not enough padding. Perhaps a foam layer is in order for next time...

In actuality I think we should upgrade to this:


Or this:


Or even this, even though it looks like it doesn't have much extra padding, or any ability to keep the rain off:


It's just so pretty and colourful and reminds me of the sheet and pillow tents and caves my best friend and I made in her basement and then slept in until I told the scariest story she'd ever heard and she insisted on returning to the familiarity and safety of her own bed.

3 comments:

  1. What about an air mattress? One that doesn't leak!

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  2. So fun!! I'm hoping to schedule at least one camping weekend this summer. It's amazing how fast the summer weekends fill up with "stuff." Glad you guys could sneak away!

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  3. @Mom

    Comfy! But require way too much work to pump up.

    Um. We threw out your air mattress. Mocha helped the leaking problem.

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