What I Did On My Winter Vacation Part 1

Valley of Fire State Park. Photo by K.S. Brooks

Ever have one of those ideas that seemed brilliant at the time that ended up being…not so brilliant? Welcome to my world.

It all started when I was at Walmart in Colville last Fall. I saw a sleeping bag for only $13 and thought — Well dang! I can car camp on my next trip to Arizona in December. Genius! Thirteen dollars was a bargain, and I scooped it up. When I got home, however, I discovered…