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This Is The Greatest Show!

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The Greatest Showman… who has seen it? If you haven’t, watch it today! I absolutely LOVE IT, mostly because of the opening sequence, which I think is ...

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Senior-Senior Year and a New-Found Love of Mornings

by Claire

by Claire

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I never thought I’d like mornings. Besides the sunrise and promise of breakfast, mornings were completely unappealing. On weekends, I’d snooze ’til no...

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Farewell

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Closing Day always presents complex emotions in our community. There is an aching sadness deep in our hearts. Our camp friends have become so much a ...

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Gratitude

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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My last talk to the girls is always on the Ten Lepers (Luke 17:11-19). I always choose the same scripture, speak on the same subject, and always feel ...

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Shows

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Yesterday’s horse show was wonderful. My mother arrived at the very last minute to present the Championship trophy. The Libby Hanna Miller Horsemanshi...

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Wonderful

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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The layers of quality experiences that occur this time of the summer boggle the mind. Last weekend is now just a blur of quality programs (Junior Play...

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Prizes

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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My father used to say “You have to pay the price for the promise of the prize”. Today is Prize Day! Our fourth Sunday marks our final Stumblers, the d...

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Watersports Day

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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One of the charming aspects of a 98 year old camp is that some of the activities are plucked right out of a bygone era. Syncronized Swimming is one of...

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Big Finish

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Anyone who has performed on stage knows the importance of a big finish. The last notes of every song, the last movements of every dance, and the last ...

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The "other" blog

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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This blog is not what I was going to publish. I worked on a very long blog that required a lot of research and links to some other sites… I even skipp...

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Encouragement

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Any place that works with people has some degree of interest in encouragement. A business wants to encourage it’s employees (who will be more producti...

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Delightfully Distinct

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Anyone who writes a lot quickly discovers that adjectives are prone to overuse. Our vocabularies are not sufficient to the task of expressing what is ...

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Rainy Days and Mondays

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Yesterday we announced that we are in a new weather pattern… that the rain has officially moved out and we are going to now experience hot, dry, and l...

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Stumblers Part 3

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Time passes quickly at camp. We are always shocked to hear Reveille blow at 7:30 and when Taps blows at 9:40 we find it hard to remember all the thing...

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Lazy Days

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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What are your favorite memories of summer? I bet that those “golden” memories of childhood prominenantly feature time spent with friends just hanging ...

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Nothing

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Today is “Do Nothing Day”… and the girls absolutely love it. We surprised them with the announcement yesterday, tacking it onto the announcement about...

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The Moon & The Stars

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Last night the moon was in a 94% Waning Gibbous phase (that means it was a full moon and will be getting smaller tonight). The first star appeared as ...

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Exactly What We Need

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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Camp presents an interesting situation for camp directors. Take a moment to consider the opportunities such a position offers… for we get to decide ex...

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Sunshine on my Shoulders

by Jimboy

by Jimboy

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I used to love that John Denver song “Sunshine on my shoulders”. I was (and am) a sucker for pretty folk melodies and sappy lyrics… this song provided...

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