My friends and I were going to go camping for Memorial Day weekend.
We had three days in a row and we were going to spend them at the lake. I bought a new fishing pole and a bigger tackle box. I even bought a few lures just for big mouth bass. These special lures mimic the movement of real fish and they have great reviews. I found the perfect camping spot in the state park and we even had a site with water and electricity. They only have a couple sites with electricity, so making reservations early turned out to be a blessing. My friends and I were excited and we were counting down the day. About two weeks before the Memorial Day weekend camping trip, we experienced some record heat. I thought the heat would go away, but it continued right through Memorial Day weekend. My friends and I did not plan to go camping with temperatures in the 90 degree range. We tried to come up with a few ways to keep the tent cool. I looked at portable air conditioners, but they were too expensive. I even thought about using a window air conditioner from the house, but I couldn’t come up with a way to install the machine. My friends and I discussed the warm temperatures and we came up with several air conditioner ideas. We even thought about using a cold wet towel to make an evaporative cooler. Unfortunately, none of our ideas would have made the weekend comfortable so we decided to cancel the trip and plan another time at the lake.