Thursday, September 9, 2010


It all began with the kickoff of the BYU/Washington football game. 

Location: Lavell Edwards Stadium
Date: Saturday, September 4, 2010
5:00 p.m.   Kickoff
5:08 p.m.   Beg Kyle to buy a drink
5:10 p.m.   Beg Kyle to buy cotton candy
5:11 p.m.   Beg Kyle to buy kettle corn
5:13 p.m.   Beg Kyle to buy ice cream
7:30 p.m.   Kyle buys me a Diet Coke. 
                  A caffeine-free Diet Coke. 
8:15 p.m.   We leave the game with 5 minutes left to beat the traffic
9:00 p.m.   We finally leave Provo (we did not exactly beat the traffic).
                  Head for the Uinta National Forest to find a particular campsite and
                  camping friends.    
                  Armed with GPS, Google Maps, and a few text messages
9:30 p.m.    Beg Kyle to stop at KFC in Heber City
                  He obliges. 
                  We consume several dozen ounces of caffeinated beverages.
                  Also, chicken.
11:24 p.m.  Witness burning trailer.
11:30 p.m.  There are no rest stops. 
                  Beg Kyle to pull over on the side of a road. 
                  That is all.
12:00 a.m.  Miraculously, we find the campsite.
                  And the camping friends. 
                  Set up our tent.
                  Patch the air mattress.
                  Freeze the remainder of the night.

Location: Somewhere in the Uintas
Date: Sunday, September 5, 2010
8:00 a.m.    Delicious breakfast.
11:20 a.m.  A trip to "town"
12:15 p.m.  Hot dogs and Phase 10 in the back of the truck.
3:07 p.m.   "Rafting" on the lake.
7:03 p.m.    Delicious dutch oven dinner.
10:30 p.m.  Put on all remaining articles of clothing and proceed to freeze the remainder of
                  the night.

Location: Somewhere in the Uintas
Date: Monday, September 6, 2010
6:30 a.m.    Give up all hope of sleeping in and begin to revive feeling in appendages.
9:00 a.m.    Pack up all of camp and turn on car heater to full blast.

Location: Home
Date: Monday, September 6, 2010
11:30 a.m.   Arrive at home.  Destinkify all persons and belongings.
5:30 p.m.     Welcome friends for the Boise State/Virginia Tech football game.
8:48 p.m.     Sweat profusely.
9:00 p.m.     Celebrate victorious Boise State win.
                    Watch as Kyle falls on the kitchen floor with pure joy.
11:00 p.m.   Go to bed alone because Kyle is still beaming over victory

How was your holiday weekend?

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