Wednesday, September 2, 2009

An unexpected adventure

When Josh and I began the process to become foster parents we never expected the adventure we would wind up on. This journey through adoption has been an unexpected adventure but one I wouldn't change for anything. This past weekend we took another adventure out to the wilderness of Wisconsin for our first family camping trip. I was expecting sunny skies and semi cool nights. What we got was completely opposite. The first night we experienced a thunderstorm which brought down part of our tent. We hide in the comfort of my brother in laws camper while Josh went to investigate the damage. What he found was puddles of water and wet blankets. Defiantly unexpected. We left Malachi with my sister in law while we ran to target to get towels, new blankets and some clothing for me since my bag got wet. We dried things to the best of our ability and went to bed. (Malachi's things stayed nice and dry, they were in his pack and play 4 inches of the ground.) The next morning we awoke to cloudy skies and VERY cold temps. It proceeded to sprinkle/mist the rest of the day. Ugh. When we left on sunday the skies were bright and the sun was shining. All in all our unexpected camping adventure turned out great. We had fun even though it would have been very easy not to. We are looking forward to our next camping adventure with a new tent.

4 comments:

Emily said...

That was quite the adventure! So glad you enjoyed your time regardless of the situation!

Clarke Life said...

I stumbled upon your blog and I'm so glad I did! My husband and I recently became foster parents. We have had one placement and unfortuantely, it didn't work out. We are just waiting for a call for another placement. We are hoping for an infant that we can adopt. You are welcome to view my blog to read our story. I look forward to reading as your journey continues!

Anderson Family said...

Sometimes life's best memories are made when unexpected things happen. So glad you are going to give it a shot again - camping is really fun!

Will, Amanda, and Bryson Bosco's said...

Hey someone has to have all the funny stories...that person in my life happens to be you! You guys are truely an inspiration to many...just ask the people above!! Love you guys! Glad to be able to call you Fremends.