(Previous List) Why go camping? 22. To see the stars. 21. You are a star. To just go be yourself. 20. Delay suspicion over your absence while you segue into the Witness Protection Program. 19. Reward yourself for a job well done. 18. Avoid a job. 17. Lost your job. 16. Nothing fresh to binge. … Continue reading 95 Reasons to Camp: Countdown Part 4
(Previous List) Why go camping? 49. Cheap vacation. 48. Integral part of a road trip. 47. Get lost. 46. Find yourself. 45. To mourn. 44. Change of scenery. 43. To mourn changes to the scenery. 42. It’s Spring. 41. …Summer. 40. …Fall. 39. …Winter. (Really? Wow. Good for you!) 38. Build your stamina. 37. Climb … Continue reading 95 Reasons to Camp: Countdown Part 3
(Previous List) Why go camping? 74. To win a bet. 73. Celebrate winning a bet. 72. Make good on losing a bet. 71. Escape shame of a lost bet. 70. Physical challenge. 69. Mental break. 68. Spiritual quest. 67. Emotional rescue. 66. Get what you need. 65. Find what you are looking for. 64. Mend … Continue reading 95 Reasons to Camp: Countdown Part 2
Why go camping? 95. You love it. 94. Someone you love loves it. 93. You need a break from someone you love. 92. You need a break from someone you don’t love. 91. Postpone breaking up. ("Sorry, baby, can't talk. Bad cell service!") 90. Initiate a break-up. ("If you really love me, you'll come with me...") … Continue reading 95 Reasons to Camp: Countdown Part 1
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. ~ Plato I've personally faced some employment challenges lately (which are much different than "challenges at my place of employment" - although, I faced those recently too), but that drought ended Monday. As I spread my good news around, I am strongly reminded of … Continue reading Turtle Chases Shark
Wake up! Yes, you, napping under those trees. I'm talking to YOU. No, you were NOT awake. I checked: Because there's a huge bug on your shirt. I don't know what it is. Some sort of moth or butterfly... A Motherfly?
In one corner, photos from America! In the opposite corner, photos from Italy! Inventive America occasionally trips, running back and forth between big Ideas and bigger Ideals. Fashionable Italy sometimes favors Form over Function. Who will prevail? The Rules: Winner is determined by the Blog Host, best of five rounds. American photos to the West … Continue reading Photo Duel: U.S.A. vs. Italy
Campfire Tales promised you a glimpse of some "national parks, should-be parks, and multiple World Heritage sites." So far, this visual tour encompassed locations in Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia. Finally, our last destination - Park Güell, in Barcelona, Spain - is both a public park and a UNESCO World Heritage site, designed by Antoni Gaudí. … Continue reading Spain: Park Güell