The perfect play for two girls (Violette and Sabine) who have a lot of friends. And the perfect play for Finn, who got to be king and put his ermine crown to good use (we gave it to Finn for his birthday six months ago).
Donncha in his cape and crown, which he promptly removed
Finn with his props assistant
The King and I!
One third of the Princesses!
The mighty Sam!
The royal puppy dog!
And last but not least, King Finn practicing his lines
A visit to Henry David Thoreau’s cabin
Used bookstores sell this classic book on clay oven construction for over $100, but there is a free version online!
The Bread Ovens of Quebec
BOILY, Lise, and Jean-François Blanchette. 1979. The Bread Ovens of Quebec. Ottawa: National Museum of Man. 119 p.
Leo, Finn and I tried these three milks — Hood, Hatchland Farm, and Artichoke Dairy raw milk. It was close, but meeting the cows sealed the deal — Artichoke Dairy wins!
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The day began with a hole in the sand and someone’s old fort
We dug out the hole, laid logs across the top, and had a shelter pretty quickly.
Leo, quite pleased with our efforts!
Aida and Leo, just messing about (and going after the seagulls)
And even more fun was had when we joined the DeWeese-Boyd clan. A great day!
Leo showing off his catch
Leo and Django on the way home
Another great year at camp. I credit this place with getting us (or more specifically, me) to move up here.