Break out the sleeping bag and slather on the bug spray. We’re headed to the woods for this week’s Summer Fridays collection all about sleepaway camps, pitching a tent, and the surprising things that happen when we step away from our regular lives to commune with nature.
There were open bars, Slip’n Slide competitions, and hookups, but trying to recapture childhood can turn dark really fast.
Summer-camp movies have less to do with the experience of applying bug spray, and more to do with groups of like-minded people banding together to make something impossible and wonderful happen.
At twelve years old I was sent away for one long hot summer of obediently serving the Lord. But instead of finding God, I discovered my rebellious streak.
“I’m alone with my husband for the first time in 10 years.”
What a restless coffee drinker learned from going to circadian-rhythm rehab (a tent in the woods).
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