Blowing up the camping mattress.
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Journal Entry Six.
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"I don't think there's enough vodka for another week in Canada."
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"It's not a bear, sweetie. It's the pizza."
"This is really putting a crimp in my plan to live in the woods and survive off nothing but berries and grubs."
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"The fresh mountain air is starting to depress me."
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"Which of these summer camps would you like to be shipped off to?"
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"All right, boys, we're had our fun."
"No, last year he went to summer camp. This year he went to prison."
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"And I don't want to hear any of this 'There are no cameras following us so what's the point?' stuff."
"But the Wi-Fi kept cutting out. The only choice they had left was to unplug the router, wait ten seconds, and THEN PLUG IT BACK IN!"
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"Aged ten, Camp Potawatamee in the Catskills, thirty-?ve demerits. Forgot about that one, eh?"
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"I hate camping, but I love shopping at L.L. Bean."
"I guess I just like living out under the stars and hunting for what I eat. Plus, I had a ton of credit-card debt."
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"Don't worry! I just came to tell you I'm not like other grizzly bears."
The old woman who lives in a shoe uses a roller skate as an RV.
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". . . and those are my deepest, most intimate feelings about our friendship."
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"Who can we call?"
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"Come on, we're all going to sit around the campfireand play our iPods."
(Omi God! Pigs in a blanket!)
"But we're not homeless. We're on a camping trip."
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"I'm surprised, Caswell. I thought you were a happy camper."
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"When we left off last night, we were on page 15 of the National Intelligence Estimate. "
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