8 Ways to Screw-up Any Camping Trip
Camping is fun for the entire family. Camping is the only activity that the entire family can enjoy and it doesn't cost a mint.
But even the best planners of these family outings can be the "fall guy," when he forgets certain things and does not remember to do things that are key to this camping trip.
I do not go camping anymore
Maybe you should have packed a tent
Remember . . .
as you casually read-over this piece, that the contents may or may not be of a comical nature. Just picture yourself as the "guy" who at one time was so happy to have three days off just so he can take his family camping. Then as it turns out, he is responsible for the eight things that screwed everything up.
A new age campground?
Why on earth did you forget the barbecue grill when it was sitting right in front of the SUV when you packed for this trip? Are we going to cook our food over a fire that you do not know how to start?
I cannot believe that you, such a methodical-thinking man, would leave on a camping trip with your family and not bring your wallet. Guess what? There is a road block up ahead and there are several state troopers who do not look happy about checking driver's license on their day off.
What? I just checked the cooler at the last rest room stop and you fool! You did not bring one item of food for us to eat! And the last time I checked, you are not a hunter.
Why is the SUV slowing down and sputtering? Oh, my goodness. You never filled the tank when I specifically told you, "Fill the tank, idiot," at the same gas station where we all used the rest room but you who stayed with the SUV and spent the time yakking with some strangers from Alabama.
Walmart sells camping gear everyday
You are almost finished. Now how to you feel about this guy who wanted to camp with his family so much and looks like he is about to ruin things for everyone?
Well, we made it by the grace of God. What did you say? Where is the tent? Do you not have the sense that God gave a snail? We cannot camp without a tent unless you intend for us to sleep on the ground like animals.
You forgot the flashlight too? I am not a bat. I cannot make whistling sounds and find my way by how it echoed.
Why are the kids having such a great time? And why are they eating what looks to be a Big Mac? Did you bring them a snack, and leave me out? You are a slow-witted, poor excuse for a man. Did you know that?
Hey, where are you and the kids going? I am not staying here all alone! I am not an outdoors woman! Do what? I didn't belittle you that much. Come on, honey. Let me ride on the top of the SUV--oh it does have gasoline?
And you planned this trip for how many years, 15? That's the same amount of years we have been . . .married . . .
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