We Took to the Woods
We took a little vacation last week. Joe had off and the weather has been nice so we decided to take to the woods for a few days. Patrick loves the woods. He finds his skin there, I swear he does. He never once asked about watching TV for the three days that we were away. His soul seems content in the outdoors in a way unlike any other place.
We went to Stokes State Forest. We rarely camp in New Jersey. It seems as if they don't really prioritize their state parks, but we wanted to stay close, but still get away. So we rented a lean-to, by their definition a small unfinished one room cabin with a wood burning stove. We were alone in the woods. The rest of the lean-tos were unrented. The trees were bare, and we enjoyed the quiet of it all.
We had campfires and roasted marshmallows, and ate outdoors. It was all a gentle reminder of the fun left to come as the weather warms this season!