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"Just be who you are, calm and clear and bright." - Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

Gone Swimmin’

We’re off to Uganda and Rwanda tomorrow! (“We” being me, Kate, Elliot, Jill and Spencer–the whole Peru crew.)

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You have to strategize when planning your trip reading and knitting; the reading must be enjoyable but not so much of a page-turner that you blow through it and have nothing to occupy you afterward, and the knitting must be very portable and relatively mindless. Socks are ideal, but I haven’t felt like knitting socks for a good while now, so I’m going to start on this cardigan in happy yellow Hempathy yarn (made of hemp, cotton, and modal). I need more yellow in my life. As for reading material, The Uses of Enchantment is easier than it looks. Fairy tales + psychology!

Catch you on the flip side—two more entries after this one in September, and then I get a brand-new website!

1 Comment to Gone Swimmin’

  1. Kate's Gravatar Kate
    October 3, 2013 at 10:41 pm | Permalink

    The title of this poem is ironic considering the bilharzia kept us from swimming.

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Hi! I'm Camille. I only write stories that could never ever happen in real life, though I do believe in real-life magic. If we were in the same room I'd fix you a cup of tea, but for now we'll have to settle for a virtual connection. I'm really glad you're here.