Let's say you are visiting a national park or landmark in a country not your own. First and foremost and for the record, all the signs are awesome. I barely passed many a foreign language class, so I seriously appreciate help any way I can get it. That said, here's my question: Which country's signs … Continue reading Sign Off: International Parks
Hear me out, okay? Most flags are... boring. Go ahead, look up the flags of the world. Prove me wrong! I'll wait <yawn> here. Why hasn't anyone given flags a makeover yet? I guess dull, solid stripes ARE easier to reprint and reproduce. But are they inspiring? Also, this is 2019! We have the technology … Continue reading Landscape Flags
Truman Burbank: Good morning, and in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening and goodnight. ~ Andrew Niccol, The Truman Show Greetings, courtesy of Truman Burbank, from the canyons of Zion National Park and Campfire Tales to you! Other Zion posts you might like: The ZBGC Triangle Zion Vacation Homestead
Some days are diamonds, some days are stones Sometimes the hard times won't leave me alone Sometimes a cold wind blows a chill in my bones Some days are diamonds, some days are stones ~ John Denver, Some Days are Diamonds Surf comes in. Surf goes out. Surf in, surf out. Surf in, surf out. … Continue reading Amelia Pleads the Fifth
"Gimme a 'B!'" "B!" "Gimme an 'EACH!'" "EACH!" "What's that spell?" "I can't hear you!" "I CAN'T HEAR YOU!" "Nice job! And if you need help next time, simply remember, 'B E before A C.'"
Perhaps you prefer to keep camping cuisine simple: hot dogs and canned beans. (Plus fruit cocktail for dessert. Look, pals and gals, you chose "simple." Enjoy your syrup-drowned, hard chunks of fruit. Live with your choices.) Conversely, maybe you want to keep meals gourmet: you probably aren't camping. We are! Having gone over the basic … Continue reading Camping Cuisine: Campetizers
As promised in a previous post, the only recipes on this blog will be ones that are possible to make while camping (traditional camping, not glamping). Sorry, peppermint ice cream. Sorry grasshopper bars. Sorry, all the pies and more pies and cakes and more cakes I've referenced here over the years. As delicious as you … Continue reading Camptivities: Camping Cuisine
Confession: I don't really understand May Day. I tried researching it, but the more I read, the more it seems to be whatever you want it to be. Traditionally, there's flowers and cake. So if you are into that, here you go. In Hawaii, they call it Lei Day.Reading that got me thinking (but first, … Continue reading May Day? Play Day!