Sometimes they just slept on a straw mat on the ground.
They did have cookbooks..
...but their kitchens left something to be desired.
Yes, they knitted, but only after they spun their own wool.
These guys were the original patriots. They granted us our independence from ...
On Saturday, we went to a revolutionary war re-enactment. It was the first re-enactment I had ever been to. Mel and some of the kids have been to Gettysburg. Of course, Patricia was totally against it. You know, it's a 'family outing' and it's historical.
Translation: I might have fun and learn something. I hate it.
Naturally, she had a bad attitude at first, but once we got there, she defrosted. (She always has fun. It's the process of getting there that makes her drive us crazy.) After we walked around for a while and talked to people and snooped in on their tents, she asked if we could do it. You know, If we could be re-enactors. Are you serious? After I told her that we all would have to do lots of research and preparation in order to do it, she decided it wasn't worth the effort. Kinda. I still think she wants to do it.