Smells Like Summer

Smells Like Summer

It’s July. Which seems impossible, but if I were to take a beat and realize how tired I am, I think it would indeed feel like mid summer. If I don’t take a moment to catch my breath, it will be gone too soon. If we all don’t take a moment to slow...
All The Moving Pieces

All The Moving Pieces

Doing a summer of camp involves many, many, many moving parts. There are the full time staff who act as a backbone to the structure of camp. There are the part time staff with vital tasks that act like an immune system, making sure there is not too much strain on any...
One Summer in Eternity

One Summer in Eternity

I love summer staffers. I just do. I love their energy, that youthful- stay-up-all-night-and-still-get-up-early, energy. I love their willingness to try new things, whether that is doing a job they have never done before, or new foods, or new games. I love their hard...
Why We Go Outside

Why We Go Outside

The ground is covered in green hair, the air is warm but breezy. The birds are singing more melodies than I can count, as the clouds float by. I can smell pine trees and the black soil, and hear bugs buzzing and turkeys gobbling. I am in the magical place called the...
Goodbye Sun: A Poem

Goodbye Sun: A Poem

Goodbye summer sun, Goodbye summer fun. Goodbye daily meals, Goodbye hot chocolate spills. Goodbye children with your stinky feet, Goodbye children with your singing sweet. Goodbye necks craned up at a starry sky, Goodbye “how come?” Goodbye...