Cranks My Tractor

Published: Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 09:19 AM.

The boys were worn out and went to bed in their smaller tent.  It didn’t take long for them to be sound asleep. 

The colonel and the headhunter then began discussing the pea gravel campsite being nice given that we had to sleep in sleeping bags and all.  The headhunter noted that he had thought about bringing his air mattress, but he thought it would be too big.  The colonel agreed that an air mattress would be the way to go.

I didn’t say a word.

At the same time, they looked at me and said, “You brought your air mattress didn’t you?”

I could only manage a “Yeah, I did.”

The other dads and I talked for a while until the headhunter decided he needed to go to bed in our larger tent.  I inflated my D-cell powered air mattress and pushed it to the far side of the tent so I wouldn’t wake the headhunter up later when I went to bed.

They also gave me grief about bringing my pillow.

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