Today’s Thoughts on Camping

At the start of this weekend past, I was questioning why I went to camp anymore.  I saw my parents every day, so that wasn't why... I could see my family whenever, and it didn't have to be on weekends, too.  It's not even a family cottage that my grandparents built with their own hands… Continue reading Today’s Thoughts on Camping

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Last Week in Shiny, New Things; 2

Disclaimer: not necessarily shiny, not necessarily new. Friends Last weekend, my family made a bunch of new friends: a rough little boy, two adorable girls and their parents.  They were travelling from Alberta to Ottawa with at least $200 of husband-bought Costco meat and eggs to cook on the barbeque or over the fire.  Not… Continue reading Last Week in Shiny, New Things; 2


Camp Etiquette

For our family, the May 2-4 (ironically not even close to May 24th this year!) is the beacon of summer: from then on, its camp every weekend until Labour Day weekend in September.  At camp this past weekend, I had some awesome moments, some deep and thoughtful moments, and some horribly infuriating moments. I feel the… Continue reading Camp Etiquette