Good morning, friends! It’s the day after our camping trip, and I am so glad I decided to take this day off from work. I have so much to do around the house and camper; I wish I could snap my fingers and have a maid standing in front of me. Alas, it looks like I’m the only candidate here. It would be so helpful to be like the fairy tale princesses; I could open my window, sing a little tune, and all the animals come to my rescue of house cleaning. Yeah, that won’t happen either. If I sing a song out of my window, I’ll get weird stares from the neighbors.
I love taking trips away but, I dislike the extra cleaning that comes after. This trip was so fun and relaxing until the day we had to pack up our RV. We woke up to heavy rain and knew it was going to be a disaster. I don’t know if you have ever packed a camper in the rain, but it is not fun! Let me just put it in perspective for you. Everything is wet and muddy, so when you fold it up to put it away, you then must dry it off or take a chance on mold setting in later. Every time you walk outside, your feet get muddy, so as your walking into the RV, the floors are getting wet and muddy. To clean the black tanks on a camper, you have to run a hose through a window to get to the toilet. Well, you guessed it, the hose is wet and muddy too and is laying on top of everything as it runs through the window.
By the time we got everything packed and the RV hitched, we were wet and dirty, well not my husband; he used a Poncho and was dry (insert eye roll). We then headed to the zoo to spend another four hours out in the rain. Yippee! Kidding; even though it rained most of the zoo trip, we had a great time. It made my heart smile to see my kiddos excited about seeing the animals.
Today, I’ll scrub all the dirt and mud out of the camper and get it nice and shiny again. Everything will be back in its place and ready for our next adventure. One thing I won’t be able to scrub away is the memories and laughter made. That stays for a lifetime.
Well, I don’t see any animals with mops headed my way, so I better get to cleaning. I hope y’all have a wonderful Monday!