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By olpilot On 2014.07.19 01:08
What a summer. The trip at the beginning, a trip to Door county Wi and now something we have always wanted to do. Camp hosts. I signed up a couple of years ago to do this, maybe about the ttime I found out about having pd. Anyway got an email looking for someone to finish the summer in a national forest in upper Michigan. Replyed and they took us pd and all. I am a little apprehensive because of my being slower and get tired so easily but it's a small campground so what the heck. We have to do these things while we can . It's a paid camping trip for about 6 weeks. Set with meds, family 3 hours away. We'll see how it goesn maybe we still have a few good years in us. I'll keep you posted on a parkie in the woods.

By Mary556 On 2014.07.19 06:17
Steve, that is wonderful!
What happens when you let a master woodworker loose in a forest? ... hmm.
Hope you and your dear wife have a great vacation.

By moonswife On 2014.07.19 07:24
"Parkie in the Woods", now there is a title for a book I would read. Can you put a Steven King spin on it Steve? Enjoy, and use lots of OFF.

By VioletV On 2014.07.20 10:49
Enjoy. It sounds like a wonderful adventure. My daughter, when she was in high school, participated in canoe trips to the boundary waters somewhere up that way. Always wished I could have joined her.

I'll look forward to hearing about it on your return.

By carman96 On 2014.07.20 19:30
Sounds like fun!

By olpilot On 2014.08.26 03:14
We just got home it was so much fun and something I could easily do. We are writing up the whole experience complete with pictures. I will post it all soon. Some of it was funny some sad and some will make you wonder what people are thinking. We took a chance and it was worth it.

By moonswife On 2014.08.26 08:43
Steve, you and my husband embody the attitude "never give up or give in". I am anxiously awaiting your pictures and book. We have just returned from our 4th week long trip to Catalina this summer. It is close to Long Beach, there is no security screening to mess up the DBS stimulator, they only allow golf carts on the streets of Avalon, and the drivers sense a PD'ers slowness more than most automobile drivers. We fished, swam, walked for Ice Cream in the evenings and watch the movie at the Casino Theater every month. Take a look,,0.00,70.0. Maybe we can bring our little teardrop to your campground next year. Smiling she writes.....

By LOHENGR1N On 2014.08.26 08:45
I had not read this thread since the first post, glad you got to do it Steve and looking forward to hearing about it.

What prompted my post here was my warped Parky humor, moons wife said to use plenty of can tell She's not a Parky my first thought was bring lots of ON.

By moonswife On 2014.08.27 07:15
Al, I had to laugh at your comment. Bug spray vs On time. Heh, heh, heh.

By olpilot On 2014.08.27 23:24
If only they could put some ON in a spray can. As long as I got my nap in the afternoon I did pretty well. Did a couple of boat cruises. Lake Superior is a wonderful place to visit. However traveling with two very old cats, an old dog, a middle aged dog, and a fairly young dog was a real challenge. Nice part was ever one enjoyed the naps as much as me.

By carman96 On 2014.08.28 01:27
Steve, so glad for you that you had a good time. It's great that you got to do something that you had been thinking about for awhile.
Three dogs and two cats camping for a couple months? You are much braver than I!!
Looking forward to hearing more about your adventure!

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