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Observations and views from a different set of eyes

Post Card From Cranky

on April 17, 2013

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Hi Everyone!  I do truly wish you were here with me to join in on all the great happenings that are part of the camping experience at Camp NaNoWriMo.

 I didn’t expect the turnout for this writing camp.  Over 30,000 writers showed up, ready to sit down and create a novel in 30 short days.

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Mornings we get up and take turns making the coffee.  Gotta have the caffeine to keep our energy up to reach our daily writing goals!

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I did notice that some campers are just not Morning People!

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But, all in all I get along pretty good with my cabin mates.  One night I let a fellow camper give me a new do!

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And, of course, at night would be the spooky campfire stories.

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During breaks, some of us just hang around and shoot the breeze.

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Some campers like to take to the high seas to relax!

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And of course, there’s the great taste of food cooked over a campfire.  Sometimes, we get an unexpected guest!

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But, all in all, it’s been a great time had by all.

Well, gotta go now.  Our Leader is beckoning us to join him for some Ice Cream.  He looks a little “Goonie” but he’s really a sweet guy with a big sweet tooth!

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I’ll write home again soon!

Love,

Cranky

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24 responses to “Post Card From Cranky

  1. Wish I was there – I love the smell of wood fire!

  2. TamrahJo says:

    Please tell me your cabin is safely on concrete ground footers and not swinging from a cliff face…
    🙂
    I once again am glad of diversity – – for if everyone were like me, there is No Friggin’ Way the tools to hang your tent from a cliff would exist, let alone be used…
    LOL

  3. Bastet says:

    Hello mudder…hello fadder here I am at Camp…. Very funny and glad you’re having so many interesting experiences…wish I was there! ;-D

  4. Gwen says:

    Camp with Cranky sounds like a blast! Say hi to Gwen for me ❤

  5. btg5885 says:

    Does the leader like Baby Ruths? That was one bad hair day hairdo. Thanks for sharing, BTG

  6. mewhoami says:

    I love your photo shots on this blog. They, along with your writing are both hilarious! Also, thanks to you I now know what Camp NaNoWriMo is all about. I’m considering joining the camping experience at some point, but I must admit it sounds a bit intimidating. Will you be sharing your completed novel after camp is over? I’m sure it will be terrific!

    • I’m afraid it won’t be in really good shape until I do some revising. Don’t be intimidated..it’s a great way to really force yourself to write! I can’t believe how much fun I’m having even though it’s a lot of work.

      Any questions, let me know!

  7. ericaatje says:

    Hahahaha!!! Great post!
    Finally I got the time to read your blog again and now I started following you with the email-button. I forgot doing so… 😉

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