April 18, 2016

The Magic of a Campfire

A camp fire is magical. Everything about it is truly mesmerizing. Have you ever noticed that? Everyone heads out, gathers twigs and logs, and lighting it is more of an adventure than you’d think it should be. It’s surprising to me how all of the cell phones disappear. Stories are told and laughter is loud and abundant. Marshmallows on their own are sort of bland, but toast them over flames and they are groaningly scrumptious. Beer and wine taste better, friends and family linger. Time. Stands. Still. I love the background sound of the tree frogs, the snap and crackle […]