And we’re home again. I don’t really have anything to say right now. I’m filled with a lot of emotions and a certain sense of calm that I suspect is not at all dissimilar from how I felt all the time prior to camp. But being at camp made me forget how calm I usually […]
God I’m tired. Where am I? What day is it? Can I come home yet? No. Seriously. I want to sleep in my own bed. I want a stiff drink. I want to take a shower in my own shower for hours and not worry about some kid walking in on me. I want stop […]
Whew. We took sixty-some kids to the boardwalk and sixty-some kids made it back. I don’t know why I get such a sense of accomplishment from that. When you put it that way, it sounds sort of easy. But when you think about it, taking nearly seventy fourteen and fifteen year olds anywhere is damn […]
Where to begin? The beginning doesn’t seem right. There’s no way to explain to someone who hasn’t been at a camp like this what working at a camp like this is like. When I’m at camp, Time looses all meaning. I never know what day it is. All I know is that Day Four ended, […]
I’m having that feeling. That feeling of ending. Of transition. So one of my co-workers put in her notice. The woman who’s been here about three months longer than me. And was one of the reason I really like my job. She’s quittin’. And I can’t say I blame her. I can say I’m going […]
Well this is it. I’ve only got a couple of days left before I’m off to corupt the minds of rich white kids. Er, um, I mean, before I go to direct a summer camp which enriches the lives of today’s youth. Or something. Anyway, I’m feeling a bit overhwelmed with the long list of […]
This feels immeasurably good. I’d say I have too much time on my hands, but we all know that’s not true. But for some reason, making this silly little tribute is making me really happy tonight.