I pledge this to you Dion, wherever you are: I will wake up each day and venture down the most authentically “us” path. I will search high and low for what ignites the passion in me.
A lot of families that I talk to have a lot of nerves about getting out there. Everyone has a horror story about camping. The best thing anyone can do is just keep it simple and plan for the weather. Below are my seven most essential items for a first-time family camper.
I have been talking about changing priorities and changing our lives, and sometimes it all seems very conceptual new age hippy crap but this, this is it. This particular weekend the rain came and could have washed out all the fun, but we adapted, we changed, we enjoyed the moment. We lived in it.
After months of struggling with grief and sadness, we decided to focus on what we love, the great outdoors. Follow us on our journey as we hit the road and go to all of the Missouri State Parks!