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Philosophy Stories

Peace In the Valley

October 20, 2016

Dad and I didn’t set up camp in our usual spot. For as long as I can remember, we’ve chosen primitive, state forest lands rather than campgrounds. It’s quieter,…


The Ladder and the Sky

June 2, 2016

I climbed the wobbly ladder and slid onto the soft, rubber roof of the camper. I’ve never been much afraid of heights, but my perspective was immediately challenged by…


Spring Camp With Two Boys | 2016

May 26, 2016

My Dad and I have often visited a campsite in the same remote spot atop a state forest mountain for almost fifteen years now. The spring trip is a…

Fishing With Kids Stories

Spring Camp 2015

May 5, 2015

The fishing brings us together.

If our annual spring trip to the mountain wasn’t planned, what chance is there that my dad, my uncle, my two sons and I would all…


Fall Camping Trip | 2014

September 26, 2014

My Dad got a new camper and he set up two fall trips, this being the first one.  So, my uncle joined him for the whole trip and I…