Camping

Camp Last Hurrah

Posted by on August 29, 2015 at 8:07 am

When a big group campout at Fort Flagler fell through due to a big storm, I offered the option of the boys all camping at our house. We have a big tent, had just come back from camping in British Columbia during hockey camp, and I felt like it would be easy…how hard could one […]

Camping in the San Juans!

Posted by on June 19, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Phyllotaxis – patterns of leaf growth

Posted by on August 26, 2012 at 10:02 am

The coolest thing I have read all year explains patterns of leaf growth. I had not heard of Fibonacci numbers, or the Fibonacci sequence, or at least I don’t remember reading about it. The subject came up in an interesting book my brother sent me about mental math after watching our older son do some […]

Bellows Air Force Base campground

Posted by on July 17, 2007 at 7:37 am
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With my dad visiting from NJ for two weeks, it seemed like good timing to sort through all the camping gear and try another campground. Dad has over 50 years of camping experience and as many tips refined by experience. We had a great time at Bellows. I chose group site 3 so that we […]

Malaekahana

Posted by on April 20, 2007 at 9:10 pm
Malaekahana beach

This campground is widely recommended by locals as a place to go for quiet, family camping. I would have to agree based on the research I’ve done so far. We camped for two nights this week and scouted out the best campsites for shelter from wind and sun. It was quiet, and we appreciated being […]