by Shannon Turner | Mar 20, 2022 | Blog, camp stories, change, empathy, personal is political, transformative storytelling
There once was an island made up of seven kingdoms, evenly divided by high rock walls that emanated from the center of the island and ran all the way to the sea (kinda like a giant Trivial Pursuit piece). Unfortunately, there was no source of fresh drinking water on the island. Each kingdom hated and feared the next.
by Shannon Turner | Jun 2, 2021 | camp stories, happy stories, memory, nostalgia, pandemic, self-consciousness, self-worth
Being helpful and prepared was like a silent mantra. She yearned for the day when someone would need…something…and she would pull the (exact) (right) object triumphantly from her car’s trunk as if it were Mary Poppins’ purse. Yes, let us enjoy our spontaneous picnic with the blanket I have right here!