Burning Man came and went again. I worked Point 1, the service entrance, and had a lot of time to enjoy the scenery and being outdoors. When I returned, I was happy to find my restaurant job offer in San Francisco to be still valid. I started a few days after I got back. ToContinue reading “Holding the Line”
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Tree Planting Camps move according to where the trees need to be. We relocated to our first Bush Camp a coupla weeks ago. A change of scenery is not a bad thing, but it was a stark change to say the least. We moved from the farm, where we camped in a lovely grassy orchardContinue reading “Bush Camp”
Keeping the planters fed is more than just putting food out.
Usually, when in town, it’s all business.
Camp Life has a way of accentuating simple pleasures: a nice warm shower, quiet, clear nights, with brilliant stars, an outdoor privy with a nice view. Camp Life, not unlike Boat Life offers simplicity by it’s limitations. On cooking days, I generally don’t leave the camp. My commute is less than 20 steps. I goContinue reading “Simple Things”
Working seasonally is a lot like Summer Camp. There are many people that you only see during your work season. Shenanigans are a given, and there’s a distinct sense of some other place. When you work seasonally, the real world feels left behind. In my current Camp Life, I’m on my own about 90% ofContinue reading “Camp Life”
After the planters leave I clean up breakfast and start working on the next day’s morning meal
Day 1 Shopping
Starting a seasonal kitchen from scratch can seem daunting.
Preparation brings me solace. It’s the only way I can go on these adventures.
The Next Adventure
In a week’s time Rebecca and I will travel across Canada to a tree planting camp.