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We High Fived a Fly Flying By

Yesterday I was sitting by the pool with Paige Burger and I was feeling pretty good about my day. In the morning I’d taken the English class to an amazing museum dedicated to the Hohe Tauern high alpine national park … Continue reading

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Three Hours Later

What do we do when the kids leave?  The same things we do when they’re here – just cooler.  As soon as they left last Friday we started playing on our own.  Despite iffy weather six of the staff took … Continue reading

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The Great Rains Recede

School Group 2: Stuttgart Germany Our last group left almost a week ago, on Friday morning.  They almost left behind the great rains accompanied them.  Rains that closed the river (cancelling our paddling program) and forced the staff to scramble … Continue reading

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Spelunking is for Spelunkers

Our first group has come and gone.  I’ll miss the spoiled little weirdos, that is until the next group comes to replace them and all the faces start to blend together.  Last week I learned 39 names which I need … Continue reading

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They Are Coming

The last minute crush is on because they are coming.  Clean the common room, shave your face and stow your gear because they are coming.  Finish your lesson plans, charge your phone and fill you water bottle because they are … Continue reading

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Six Days on the River

The river is high, fast and cold with the glacial melt of the French Alps running into it and a surplus of spring rain.  The white limestone cliffs that line the gorge are showing orange where the seasons freeze and … Continue reading

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Strange Memories

I hate having to suppress my angry, ranting monologues.  Especially while having coffee with my grandparents during a snowstorm.  But there’s no point in going into a tantrum sparked by Rails to Trails magazine – a periodical showcasing the conversion of American … Continue reading

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