All sorts of things happen in the great outdoors that happen right inside your house every day. You’ll sleep, get up to go to the bathroom, have a delicious breakfast of toast and eggs, Coffee with cream, bailey’s, sugar or splenda, then read your email and fight over who’s done more chores for the ‘household’ this weekend!
Once your mid-morning ‘pep-talk’ (1 part triple sec, 2 parts pineapple juice) is taken care of, a care free afternoon of sunburn and bug bites follows.
Looking at sears outdoor catalog or cablea’s – REI is just the pictorial of people about to have a penthouse forum experience with a few Scandanavian AT thru-hikers – we see lots of plaid, and lots of well fed people.
morning – awake!! bagel & coffee. wash and dress
daytime – work or fun
evening – meal & relax
night – sleep
Don’t forget tiki torches for anti mosquito work (plus lovely evening lighting!)
Let’s walk thru the house, shall we?
Shaving – mirror? Foam? Razor?
Monkey butt powder
Dirty laundry bag?
Full length mirror?
Dining room –
Comfy chairs and a table to eat at
Spirit central – Vodka even w/o freezer?
Cinnamon and peppermint for cocoa
Tequila and irish crème for coffee
Ah, the big one!
Running hot and cold water for cleanup
Soap and sponges
Plates, bowls, glasses, spork-knife
Spatula, serving spoon, stirring things, sharp knives,
Salad bowls, tongs
Cold place for milk and eggs and soda and beer
Place to warm coffee, burritos, hot dogs, bagels, toast,
Containers for left overs
Salt sugar pepper
Hot pot holders
Mapel syrup for pancakes
Dog food and biscuits
Microwave to clean cleaning sponge
Binder clips to close snack bags
Chairs – camp chairs v. z g chairs (closer to fire)
Cooler to sit on near fire
Tools to roast marshmallows and hot dogs over fire
Candles and romance?
TV and blanket snugglies
Feet and back rubs
Place to watch birds
Couch to lay out and take an afternoon nap
flagpole with flag/banner
Car jump starter/ emergency ac/ air compressor
Small meds bag
Anti bug stuff
Camp fire cooking stuff
Guy lines and stakes
Posts to hang lights from
Extension cords – monster one plus decent length 3 outlet ones
Power-strip – yellow ‘block’ design?
Conversion plug adapters
Water tight plug boxes?
Tape to hang lights up – blue tape?
Para cord to string things up
Binder clips to clip things to the para cord
picnic table parts that put together form roof “rack” or “basket” for ramona
Black small trash can to turn into shower resevoir … on roof of ramona? Hose from ??? Hmmm…
Food quality containers in the 5 gallon range – fluids? Oils? Lard? Hmmm… restaurant supply shop?
We should go to the surplus store in carrboro – oh, and the outdoor place to get travel mugs
Folding table – hmmm – didn’t we have a 4 foot one?
Solar charger for electronics?
Folding shovel to put out fire?
Fire poker made of metal?
Watering can to rinse fire?
To rinse dishes?
When it rains – we’ll be wet – rain coats? Rain pants? Boots and shoes? Towels?
Poncho’s for everyone, umbrellas?
Maps to enjoy where the hell we are – topos? History of area?
Jug to keep drinking water in? or just get the 2.5 containers at the store?
Find a led light with 220 lumens on 4 AA bats then pick up eneoloop pack to keep things recharged…