At Last!

It’s the end of March, and we are finally making our first outing of the year. The weather hasn’t been all that good up until now but with Spring Break upon us, the time had come to get the trailer out and hit the road.

We’ve set up at Woodhead Park, the nicest of the campgrounds Idaho Power operates in the Hells Canyon area. We got here Friday morning and found a spot with a decent view of Brownlee Reservoir, not that there has been a lot of opportunity to sit outside and enjoy the view.

The weather for the first two days we’ve been here was some of the least pleasant that late March can throw at us. The rain held off long enough for us to get set up, but since then, it has been windy, rainy at times, cool, and we woke this morning to snow on the hills around us.

You know what? We don’t care. We have most of the comforts of home – food, beer, wine (the important stuff), books, DVDs, even internet if we want to pay for it. The best part is that we’ve been able to get away from the house, away from work, away from the everyday responsibilities of life.

We woke this morning to blue skies, which two hours later are still visible in spots. That has me hopeful we will have some nice weather for at least part of our nine days here. Even if we don’t though, we will still enjoy our stay because we are here and not there.