Promise Acre: Our Journey

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Looks like a great time at horse camp!
it was my only complaint was next door neighbors ran their extremely noisy generator all night... even though quiet hours are well posted and generators aren't to be ran ALL night... we mentioned it too the campground staff and DNR got on them Saturday night and they finally turned it off about midnight, but started it back mid morning and ran it ALL day Sunday. We couldn't even hardly talk at our campsite when it ran. but we dealt with it. some people are just jerks.
 

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Sorry your weekend was less fun because of self absorbed neighbors. :(

I don't understand the folks who go "camping" and have to take all their comforts with them. We know people who have a satellite dish so they can watch tv and eat their microwaved dinner... 🙄
So we have a small camper, with heater and ac & a bathroom. Nothing fancy but servicable. And now a quiet generator. That we run during the day to charge the battery. No TV (at this time but I may get out voted when we upgrade). 99% of the time we cook over the fire and a Coleman stove. Use the stove even for coffee. I have used the microwave once. And the indoor stove I think twice. So it's a warm place to sleep in and we are usually outside. Someday I hope to upgrade to something with bunks for the kids and a outdoor kitchen. I do use the kitchen sink a lot. Our youngest usually sleeps on the floor as she refuses to sleep with her sister on the dinette bed. It's more of a couples size but have used it for 4 seasons and paid for it with the sale of our sheep. So we do like a few comforts but usually have a no screen time policy. It's nice and a great break. I enjoy it.
 

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Oh I certainly get the being warm and dry comfort part. Especially with kids, and being able to cook out of inclement weather is a boon! We had a slide in pickup truck camper when Kid#1 was a toddler and we winter camped in it. I really appreciated changing diapers and baby bathing in something other than a tent.

It's just my opinion, but we go camping to get away from regular life, and now that it's just the two of us we enjoy some roughing it.
But I would forever draw the line at tv!
Sitting around a campfire and watching the sky is a great tension reliever. And talking about everything and nothing. That's what I love about camping mostly, the diferentness.
 
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