1. Camping equipment is for more than camping.
2. The dishwasher makes an excellent drying rack for hand washed dishes.
3. Who ever invented head lamps is a genius.
4. An ample supply of firewood, flashlights, and batteries is a household requirement.
5. Putting the kids to bed with the sun is kind of nice.
6. A good book is almost as distracting to me as the computer.
7. Our kids have fantastic imaginations.
8. Fasting electric is good for the mind, not to mention the electric bill.
9. Hot showers are one of the most under rated pleasures on earth.
10. Sometimes what you miss surprises you. One of the things I missed the most was my garbage disposal.
Though we have learned some lessons, I hope that we don't have to put them into practice again anytime soon!