Friday, at 11:30 A.M. , my hubby and I set out for an adventure.
Really, we set out for a little walk. But it turned into a long walk, then a hike, then a crime spree. Okay, not the last, unless you call trespassing a crime and doing it more than once a spree.
Needless to say, 6 hours, 6.37 miles, and 14 mosquito bites, my husband and I emerged tired, hungry, and a much closer couple.
Tomorrow you will get the details of our fun trip, including pictures, perhaps video clips, and details of the completely humiliating, painful and VERY funny trip.
Today, since I've spent my day working on my new story idea instead of editing pictures/video's needed for this Scott and Krista montage, you'll get a list of things to remember when hiking.
Yes, that's right.
Another Krista ten things list.
Ten things to remember when hiking.
1.) Cows are your friend, as long as they are behind a fence.
2.) If you are walking down a busy road, sweating, panting and staggering, people may stop to see if you are okay. While this is humiliating, at least it means that there are still caring people in the world.
3.) The fact that you can walk four miles down a busy highway looking like the above and ONLY two people stop also says something about the world these days.
4.) When walking in the woods with no trail and in swamp-like conditions, bug repellent is a good idea. Otherwise, you end up with 14 insect bites all over your arms like me. OUCH ITCH! Oh, and for some reason, husband ends up with zero. Fair? No!
5.) Don't trust your husband to think he knows how to get there using the "back way through the woods."
6.) A hay field on the other side of the woods looks strangely like buildings. Think mirage.
7.) Don't count on taking pictures on your way back. You might get there and have to call your sister to beg her to drive you home.
8.) Thorns HURT. Always make your husband walk through the thorn patch first in order to prevent injury.
9.) Cold water bottles turn very very warm after about five minutes of walking. Do NOT rely on them.
10.) Pizza at the end of 6 mile hike tastes very very good.