When I was 10 years old, three of my friends and I decided to run away to the creek for three days. We were all set for our adventure, had written letters to our parents, and may have even gathered up some stuff for our survival, but in the end I called it off. My mom was pregnant with my sister and due any day, and I didn't want to miss her arrival, also I didn't want to stress my mom out, or make her think she or the new baby was the reason I was running away.
I wonder what would have happened had we gone through with it. Clearly
we would have been fine, judging by the list of supplies we were
going to bring:
Dear Mom and Dad,
I'm running away with a few friends. Don't worry and please don't get mad but whatever you do don't ever call the police, and don't panice and call a serch party to come and hunt me down!
I'll be back in 3 days
I brought every I need:
warm clothes & blankets
lots of food
lots of water
fishing poles & nets
toothbrush & toothpaste
See don't worry or get mad think of it this way I'm camping. I'll be back in 3 days I promise! If I don't I'll miss you TO MUCH. I'm not alone. This is just to prove I can take care of myself.
With love from,
I think it is pretty cute that I signed it Sugar Dale. I probably thought that would make the letter seem a bit sweeter.