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Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall: Run In It

Last week was our annual family vacation and we spent a chunk of it tenting in Franconia Notch, and like all our family camping trips, it rained about half the time. The first, chilly, rain-pelting morning, we ate a damp breakfast at the campsite and then I changed into a…

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Camping’s not easy, and maybe that’s why we do it?

It’s inevitable that at some point during a camping trip, I begin to do math. The math goes like this: tent site $25 a night, firewood, $4 a bundle, $x ice, $x propane for the stove, $x food, $x gear that needed to be replaced, gas, quarters for the showers,…