What a fun surprise. Heidi flew in late last night (midnight), stayed at a hotel near the airport, rented a car, and surprised us at the KOA this morning! She brought Peet's AND homemade chocolate cookies. I don't have to say how excited we all were to have her here. The kids spent the whole morning showing her around the campground, including the catfish pond and the park. Since she had a rental car, we drove that into town and spent the afternoon at Churchill Downs. It was GREAT not to 1) be in the RV in town and 2) not to be the one driving. Churchill Downs was amazing. The first Kentucky Derby was in the 1800s, and every year, on the first Saturday in May, the big race is held. Next door to the racetrack was the Kentucky Derby Museum. That was fabulous, and we learned all about the horses, the race and the history behind the track.
Back at the campground we made dinner, and Heidi read with Sam. Jack and Lil ran off to the park, and I think having the company is so nice.