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Search the Clouds - Kananaskis, Alberta

Sitting my the campfire in Kananaskis and looking up into the clouds overhead reminds me of when I was a little girl. I used to lie on the grass in the backyard watching the movement of the clouds while the world turned and the wind whispered in the trees. 25 more words



Last campfire of the season perhaps.



It’s September 1 and summer is over. I proclaim it. My know-it-all son would remind me that the autumnal equinox brings the fall season to the Northern Hemisphere on September 22 at 10:29 p.m. 244 more words


Easy Listening By the Campfire

Sitting around the ‘campfire’ staring at the coals and lapping flames. The air is near perfect with no chill. No pesky mosquitos or wind blowing the smoke into your eyes. 41 more words


When camp becomes an idol, and other life thoughts




I have become a statistic. One of “those” people I never wanted to be. The person who moves back to their hometown after college graduation.  I never meant to end up here. 648 more words


Simple Pleasures: The Smell of Wet Earth

You either know exactly what I mean or you think I am crazy!

My sister and I took my three nieces on their first camping trip to October Mountain State Park in Lee, MA.  278 more words

Simple Pleasures

Memory Monday: The Garden Jumpers Chase

I have been having a look through some of my old belongings that have been in storage for the better part of a decade now and stumbled upon a few old stories that I wrote when I was a kid.  537 more words

The Flat Cap