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Happy Campers

Summer is just around the corner so we decided to attempt an evening of tent camping over Memorial Day weekend.  We reserved a campsite at a local campground; Saratoga Springs, only a five minute drive from our home. Our thinking was that if Ryan won’t go to sleep in the tent we can always just pack up and come home to our beds! We waited until that last minute to pack up all the "stuff" and this is what the car looked like for 18 hours (1 night) of camping. Earlier in the week Dave pinged a friend who works...

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LeRoy’s Camping Weekend

We decided that we’d better go camping before I got too fat and before we have a newborn! We packed up the car with all our camping goodies and headed toward Big Sur (30 miles south of Carmel) on Saturday morning. Our first stopover was a fancy brunch in Carmel (talk about roughin’ it camping! this was the life!). Then we made our way to Ventana Campgrounds, by recommendation of our neighbors Kirk and Carol. It was a great camping spot – clean, lots of huge redwood trees, good firepits/BBQs, flat spots for tents, good parking, etc. We got camping...