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The Nostalgic Present

It’s probably because I’ve been increasingly watching older films that trace the growth of its characters that I’ve been dwelling on my history. And seeing old relics making themselves somewhat relevant in this tech-plagued age reminds me of some real shining moments they had in my childhood. 534 more words

Kevin Goes to the Modeling Agency

Two corrections:

I was there for my girlfriend Erika, and not for myself, though I’m not opposed to trying it out myself because I’m fabulous. 891 more words

Life Stories

Niles Wormwort, Accidental Supervillain - Supervillains go to summer camp?!

Niles Wormwort, Accidental Supervillain, by D.M. Cunningham (Nov. 2014, Spencer Hill Middle Grade), $7.95, ISBN:9781939392374

Recommended for ages 9-12

Niles Wormwort is determined to win the science fair this year – but he blew up the school instead. 242 more words

Tween Reads

What is a… Campmance?

Campmance. I have no idea who came up with the term, but it’s perfect.
Here’s the Urban Dictionary: campmance definition.

Almost anyone who has worked at camp has had a campmance or at the very least, witnessed one. 1,421 more words



“Come into the world alone, and you go out of the world alone” -Trampled by Turtles, “Alone”

Until recently, I never understood the importance of being alone.  

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Spare Change?

When I was twelve – or possibly thirteen – I somehow found myself working at a summer camp meant for wilderness-loving young men aged 7-17. While it was my younger brother’s first camp experience, pulling up to the dusty mess hall brought back fond memories of the summers I’d spent at Girl Scout camp in my younger days. 569 more words

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The average temperature during the day was 20 degrees. The air was bitter cold. The wind blew constantly from the north. Our faces turned red with wind burn by mid-morning. 393 more words