Category Archives: Jul/Aug 10

This-N-That

I love your magazine. Not all of it is relevant to a small camp ground, but I still read it cover to cover. I especially look forward to “A Step Ahead” (by Ron Ciancutti). Thanks for always brightening my day. –Audrey Eberhart Richmond, Ind. —————————————————————————– Word On The Web Especially being older and just getting into (albeit reluctantly) the electronic media, this really opened my eyes to include this in our next staff trainings. Thanks. (CB Mar/Apr., “Leadership By Example,” … Continue reading

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Covered In Camp

I don’t know where I got the courage. But as my week of science camp in the north woods of Wisconsin moved along, I finally mustered the courage to ask my counselor if we could go fishing. Like the great guy he was (and probably still is), he said “yes.” But, we’d have to get up early and hit the lake before breakfast–the rest of the day was packed with science activities. No problem. Everybody knows the fish are always … Continue reading

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Mother-Daughter Hay-Days

Bonding mothers and daughters through horses–that’s the motto of the Sugar and Spice Ranch in Bandera, Texas. Established in 2005 by Leigh McCourt, the self-proclaimed horse enthusiast and businesswoman wanted to merge her two passions in life–horses and children. The ranch hosts mothers and daughters for week-long sessions during the summer or weekend trips in the off-season. During the time at the camp, the duo experiences what it’s like to own a horse by adopting one and caring for it. … Continue reading

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Be Sure To Eat Your Greens

Sometimes, when I ask people, “How are you?” they answer, “It’s Monday!” I interpret that to mean the week is beginning and the weekend is far away, so they can only be so happy. At mid-week, there is a lilt of optimism in their response. “Well, at least it’s Wednesday,” they chortle. The Friday answer is obvious. “It’s Friday!” The weekend lies ahead. We even thank God for that day. One-liners like, “We made it through another one,” are common. … Continue reading

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