Itasca State Park, 2015

Camping! Yay! We went back to Itasca this summer for the 3rd year in a row. We took the new truck! It had lots of room for all our gear and the girl's bikes!

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One of the highlights was riding bike on the trails to the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Tom and I rented bikes and the girls rode their own. I had that crazy feeling of, wow...we feel like a big grown-up family now, everyone riding a bike, no training wheels, or bike-carts. It was exciting and sad all at the same time. These girls are growing up...and there is nothing we can do about it, but sit back and enjoy the ride.

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The weather was the most ideal weather, camping-wise. No rain, we slept with the rain fly off at night and looked up from our cots to see the stars. We had a fantastic time!

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Quite possibly, one of my favorite pictures of Lilah...

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It ended up being our only camping trip this summer. We had another planned, but ended up having to cancel last minute :-(

Itasca State Park