Monthly Archives: March 2015

Step-dad Adventures – The Last Day of Camp

After another fitful sleep, I awoke bleary-eyed and groggy-faced to yet another beautiful day, not a rainy day, like was predicted, cuz that would have totally allowed me to be in a foul mood. However, lack of sleep, coffee and a … Continue reading

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Stepd-dad Adventures – The Last Rite

So after successfully navigating through the forest and finding our way back to the cabin, we were faced with a huge task. Come up with a skit. Write it. And perform it. We had known about it since last night, … Continue reading

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Step-dad Adventures – Lost in Translation

Fears Realized I have one recurring nightmare in particular. I’m lost and need to find someone. Fast. I run through streets, reading signs, looking for familiar landmarks, but no matter which way I go, the streets are different, the landmarks … Continue reading

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Step-dad Adventures – Fire and Water

Surviving the Elements If someone told me I had to start a fire, I would say, sure, get me a can of gas and a match and I’m off to the races. In actual fact, as long as I have … Continue reading

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Step-dad Adventures – The Dreaded Night

Cabin Fever The prettiest-girl-in-the-world has mommy-hearing. She wakes up if she hears sniffles from downstairs, if one of her children has a late night question, or if one should actually ever say mommy! in distress.  She will bolt out of bed … Continue reading

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Step-dad Adventures – Surviving Supper

Food Glorious Food Not knowing what to expect at supper, I could only imagine the worst. 70 kids with food. Yikes. But the camp had long ago figured out how best to manage suppers. One cabin was assigned serving and … Continue reading

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Step-dad Adventures – The First Camping Trials

I Shot An Arrow Into The Air And… There was only time for only 2 trials after we’d arrived, unpacked and gotten ready for the last part of the day. I was delighted with my cabinites. One of the kids even started … Continue reading

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