Tuesday, August 9, 2011

End of Vacation

Well, we are heading back home tomorrow after 6 days of vacation on a lake in Northern Maine.  I mean way northern Maine.  Like almost Canada, northern Maine.  In fact, we needed to pick up some things from the grocery store and we were looking across the river to Canada.  I have a numbers run down of our vacation to share with you, so here goes!

1--failed swims across the lake, see here for more info
2--successful swims to the float with kids (no goggles to see the gross bottom!)
umpteen million--s'mores eaten by the kids
3--books read on ipad while family fished
3000--calories eaten each day (probably more!)  ugh!!
1--wild bunny seen

5--chocolate chip cookies eaten today
2--bike rides with the kids
5--family members who crapped in the woods
6--leeches removed from family (gross!!)
6--miles ran with little to no heel strike
3--days my calfs hurt after above run
15--trout caught (at least!)

180--dollars spent thus far on diesel for truck!  ack!
25--lobsters brought to camp to eat!  yum!
3--camp fires
2--times it rained
3--awesome sunsets

10--hours spent fishing

2--phones that died.  :(  my blackberry just stopped working and husband's phone ended up in the stream
9--boxes of fireworks shot off
3--large plastic cups of raspberries picked
5--hours to drive home tomorrow.

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