Well not quite camping....
This past weekend, Jeannine and I pulled a Thelma & Louise. Granted I didn't pick up any sexy hitchhikers, she didn't kill anyone & we both arrived home alive. Aside from that, we did run away from home.
Her family has a cottage on Canandaigua Lake which we used as our getaway.
We took back roads from her home all the way to Canandaigua and stopped at a farm stand and various antique stores along the way. Since we are more Garage sale than Antique Store shoppers we laughed at the outrageous prices and moved along.
We strolled various little shops on Main street. I bought Handmade Orange Clove Soap at the
Wick-edly Scent Soap & Candle Company. The owner was terribly friendly and sent us on over to the New York Wine & Culinary Center where we each had a flight of wine and enjoyed the beautiful surroundings. After dinner at the Muar House Cafe overlooking the water and a stop at Wegmans for provisions (Wegmans Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies, Boulder Salt & Vinegar Potato Chips, & Brie & a baguette) and we were off to the cottage.
We were not put off by the fact that there was no running water (we were under the impression that it was not being shut off until Nov!) and managed just fine roughing it. (hence the camping) We drank Jeannine's homemade dessert wine & pear cider and talked late into the evening about just about everything. It's amazing how I can still talk for 6 hours straight to someone I've known for 32 years....( we were 6 & 4 when we met in case you think I'm 52 or something. Not that those of you who ARE 52 should take that as a slight, I'm just not there yet!) Anyway, you would think there would be nothing left to say.
We awoke to a beautiful sunny fall day. The lake & surrounding foliage was beautiful. It was the quickest overnight I've had in ages! There was coffee, laughs, tears, cheese & so much fun!