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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Camping Trip

Ahhhhhh! We are home from our annual sisters camping trip, and the weather couldn't have been more perfect. After a long, horrible heat wave, the weather broke for our trip to Sleeper State Park, located at the top of Michigan's thumb. The lake views are beautiful, and you can see the sun rise and sun set from the same lake.
The water was beautiful for those of us who wanted to swim. Nancy, (our "adopted" sister friend) Marti, Wendy and Claire took advantage of the temperatures to take to the water.
Of course, it wouldn't be camping for me, if I didn't make friends with the chipmunks. I swear this little one has a stash of almonds to last a year! It would stuff it's pouches and head for a discreet hiding place, then back to my chair to gather more. I was entertained for hours by the antics of my little friends.
When I was walking back to our campsite at one point, I heard a rustling. When I looked behind me, I had an army of chipmunks following me! I guess I was the nut lady to them. It was precious.
Nights were set around the campfire, where we talked, toasted with a sparkling wine, and laughed our fool heads off. From left is Wendy's daughter and our camp mascot Claire, Wendy, Nancy, seated, Kathy and her little dog Paddy, and Marti.
Our beautiful mascot Claire, with her little Tinkerbell.
On the way home, Nancy and I stopped at this lighthouse, toured the museum that's in the original light keepers house, and took many beautiful pictures of this historic Lake Huron lighthouse.

We came home after only 2 days, because I'm leaving shortly to bring Mom home to Wendy's! But what an awesome time.