|Campin' with John.|
Anyway, these days John and I spend a week every Fall camping either in a tent or cabin in some State Park or wilderness area we haven’t been before. Our trip this year was to three Pennsylvania State Parks: Parker Dam, Clear Creek, and Cook Forest. It was an incredible trip with some great hikes accomplished We spied a wonderful array of wildlife including dozens of elk, deer, wild turkeys, bear, a porcupine, a weasel, a group of over 30 turkey vultures, an owl, and one very aggressive beaver.
Preparing for this trip brought me back to thinking about the camping trips with my family when I was around 8 or 10 and what we ate back then. I had a brownie mix I made as I figured we’d want dessert at the end of our hikes. The good thing about brownies is that they last a long time after baking them. Brownies were one of Mom’s staple desserts for us kids. Although they never lasted as long as they do with John and I. One brownie and a shot of my favorite scotch or port is enough dessert for me!
|John cooking baked beans over the campfire.|
|The campfire dinner that almost slid into the fire.|
|Rained the last night, so roasted marshmallows in the wood stove!|