Just wanted to get your attention with that title!
It's Thursday, and I've written every day but can't access WIFI to throw all the stuff I wrote onto this blogger sign in, so a quick recap of our adventure to Yellowstone:
Number of hikes: 5
Number of hikes where I about died: 5
Number of times Tukey said "This is the best vacation in my entire life!": 1
Number of times Tukey said "I hate this stupid vacation and I want to go home!": 1
We've hiked Mount Washmore, Mystic Falls, Thumb Basin, Elephant Back, to name a few.
Number of states we have been in: 5; Illinois, Idaho (right now, we're in Victor, Idaho in a gorgeous home, and in the garage a note says: Bears in the area, make sure to close garage door at all times!), Montana, Wyoming, Utah (home of the famed Dooce!)
countless freaking bison (they were grazing BEHIND our cabin - wait till you see the photos!)
countless Mule deer
Two bears, one of which was a grizzly, the other I think was a brown bear - have video of both sightings
One moose - AMAZING!
One antelope or deer (debatable because it probably was a deer, but it was crossing "Antelope Creek")
One snake (on a rock sunbathing)
Some cute chipmunks
Ducks, squirrels, birds, and the usual stuff you see.
Number of time Diva has fallen during a hike and screamed at the top of her lungs you would have thought a bear was attacking: 1
Number of times Tukey complained of car sickness: 4,328
Number of times Tukey actually puked in car: 0
Number of times Ajers actually puked in car: 1
Number of times Mr. Manic pissed me off on top of a mountain: 2
Number of times I was by myself on a hike and could SWEAR I heard a bear in the woods and my heart started racing and I almost pissed myself: 1
Number of times I have used the "Go Girl" take-with-you product to help you pee in the woods without getting pee all over you: 2
Number of times I got pee all over me while using the "Go Girl": 1
Number of appletinis I have drank on this trip: 7
Number of hangovers: 0
Number of loads of laundry I did at the lodge: 4
Number of times I have thought I am a fat ass and need to get in shape as soon as we get home: A trillion
Today we go horseback riding. Hope all is well with everyone! And thanks to Jodi - we went up Mystic Falls, and we also went to Mammoth at your suggestions, and yeah, Mystic Falls was HARD!
Anyway, PEACE UP everyone!