A favorite professor of mine, Lloyd Newell (you likely know him from Music and the Spoken Word), strongly believed in the importance of family traditions. No matter what the family make-up, research shows that traditions are the glue that hold families together. Over the years, Memorial Day camping has become a favorite tradition. Memorial Day has found us camping in Iowa (Wildcat Den State Park and Muscatine), Nebraska (Indian Cave State Park), Barcelona (Malgrat de Mar), Illinois (Little Grassy Lake), Tennessee (Great Smoky Mountains), Colorado (Glenwood Springs), and this year...Moab, Utah!
Now, I acknowledge that this blog has already extolled the virtues of Moab's slickrock ad nauseum. So, we'll try not to bore you with too many photos of arches and share a peek of Andrus/Wheeler camping peculiarities instead.
Let's start with Papa Kay's trademark gimmicks. Papa Kay came equipped with an entire BOX of gadgets clearly labeled as private so that no one else could spoil his surprises.
What do you think of the tongue spoon?