Throw-Back Thursday or Fish Lake Friday?

Due to a Generator Failure, I was unable to post this on Thursday. Sooo we’ll just call it a “Flashback Friday” this time.   The smell of forest fires hangs in the air here, adding a  flavour of summers at home to our day here. It’s hot. And muggy. So, so muggy. The air is grey…

Waterslide

I’m finally trying it – Five-Minute Friday!  (On Saturday, no less. Breaking rules already!) It’s been well over a year since I read my first FMF post over at Conversations – one of my favourite blogs, and have been hankering to try ever since. Today’s prompt was “WHISPER.” ________ “I should go offer to trade.”…

Photo Friday: Back and Forward

I’m dreaming of summer! A lot of adventure and a little hard work. I’m excited.  There is a photo of me from last summer at the camp, at the wilderness “campus” per se…   We found ourselves with an unusual 10 minute break (waiting for a ride, I believe) when I took the opportunity to grab…

August Frogging

I like August, and I like frogs.  But what do I like better? I like CATCHING frogs with kids! Welcome to my favourite part of last week: I had the pleasure of helping teach the Nature Exploration Skill at camp with 10 curious kiddos and Allison, chief Nature Explorer and Frog Catcher Extraordinaire (She’s pretty…

My Bottle-thunking Builders: A Slice of Camp Life

I need more tape! Thunk Thunk Thunk Where’s the ta-ape? and then I’ll put the eyes here WHAT DO I DO NOW? I need help! And then I’ll add fins! I don’t like this red, it’s ugly. Do you have tape? Why can’t I have THAT red paper?  My name’s not Landon. Thunk Thunk Thunk. I need tape too! Do you have tape? I HATE…

When 54 Weeks turns to What Next?

I was tempted to start this post with the typical statement “It’s hard to believe our time here is almost over…” But let’s be honest: It’s not. Days, months, years, all that. Change comes. One season following another. (Name that song!) It’s not like we didn’t see it coming… We fly to Canada on June…

That Young Life Thing?

It’s raining outside. Hard. The kind of rain that sounds great on the roof when you’re curled up on the couch with a cup of tea and a cookie, but is straight misery when you’re on a boat in the middle of a wide, wide lake. Thankfully, my situation is the former; the latter is…

Snapshots of RockRidge

As most of you know, camp is a big part of my family’s life. Like, really big. So rather than talk your ear off about the different aspects of camp and the camping industry, what it’s like to growing up at such a place, some of the trials or bonuses of being involved in such…