For Those of You Feeling Jealous


Here are a few totally summer campy things that have happened to us so far:

I got a Bee Sting

One of my roomates came home so drunk one night she not only puked in the bathroom...but in her bed as well.  Bed Barf!

Since we are fuddies we don't go out and party at nights - BUT that doesn't stop the party from coming to us.  Last night, no lie, I got invited to a dance party whilst I was on ye olde toilet.  Someone knocked on the cracked window and yelled "Hey, are you comin' to the club!?"  "...um, I don't think so."  Don't worry, the windows are frosted.

While falling asleep at night I have found myself an involuntarily witness to many a love spat happening outside my window.  Last night the conversation revolved around somebody not waiting for somebody else before going down to breakfast.  The gall!

Max's roomies are boys.  'Nuff said.  Underwear ahoy!  Plus, one has consistently come back to camp at around 2am and tussled with the loud curtains next to his bed for several minutes and cursing under his breath.  This will become funnier the more time passes.

We stand in circles and yell out camp cheers and songs, which is fun the first dozen times, but then start to border on enhanced interrogation techniques.  One involves several moose.

We accidently bought not one, but two carbonated waters when we were in a desperate search for regular old acqua naturale.  Hence the sadness pictured above.

But you should still probably be a little jealous :)  We have really had a wonderful time, met some neat people ('that we'll never have to see again' as Max keeps saying), swam in the ocean, and we have actually gotten some GREAT training. I've been very impressed with the quality of the training and the way we have spent our time here.

Tomorrow we are off to Camerino and pasta piled up to our eyebrows.


  1. Thank you very much. I feel ever so slightly less jealous.

    Though I almost feel hungry enough to buy a plane ticket just to share your pasta dinner and then fly back again. Sigh...

  2. I can sympathize on the carbonated water. Who are these people who drink that regularly? Seriously. Hope you found some good water!

    Happy Camping.

  3. Also, Max's beard is becoming increasingly impressive...

  4. Thanks for putting my jealousy at ease. :)
    Again, you have the funniest way of describing your "adventures." Love it. Love it. Love it.
    Can't wait to hear more.

    P.S. I'm honored I was mentioned on the blog.

  5. omg I have to go around now saying, "ye olde toilet." Haha! Also - I have been burned by the nasty European carbonated water, too! Plus, it was mineral, and it was warm. Just what you want when you're dying of thirst, something akin to bubbly urine.

  6. What great memories you are making, how funny. I empathize with your carbonated water. Yuck, why do they ruin water like that? Anyway, I'm glad you are having a good experience.