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Step-dad Adventures – 10 Things to Bring to Camp

Ok, I know I’m going back a bit here, kinda like time traveling, which would be so awesome if I could actually do it, but I needed to finish off something I’ve been thinking about at 3am in the morning. … 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 – 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 – The Great Camping March of 2014

Expectations are a tricky thing. You go too far telling it like it is, and all enthusiasm is lost. (Like from my old life, “no, we don’t have any Tickle-me Elmos and will probably never get them so why bother, go … Continue reading

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Step-dad Adventures – The Magic Bus Ride

Arrival The weather for our three days was forecast as sunny, partially sunny, partially rainy, and rain. I read that as fun, sort of fun and oh holy hell, OMG not fun. It wasn’t the best of weather predictions, but … Continue reading

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