Monday, July 28, 2014

Campfire at San Juan

IMG_4241When we went to the San Juan islands me and my friends and family stayed in a cabin. In the back yard there was a fire pit, chairs and thorny trees. The rest was a small meadow like field with a bunch of flowers creating a carpet of vibrant white, yellow ,green, and purple.

IMG_4232Every night that we stayed we made a fire. My jobs were to help the logs  catch fire by sticking twigs in, making a bridge of fire, feed the fire newspapers and kindling the fire.

One night my dad got me all the supplies for making smores. I used real twigs and made smores for everyone. This was the first time I made smores with my family but I knew how because of Camp Coleman from YMCA.

IMG_4238Always when everyone else went inside, me and my dad would sit and enjoy the last bit of the fires glow and heat. This memory of me and my father and this trip will always stay in my heart.




  1. Building and enjoying a campfire safely is not difficult, but you'll want to follow all the steps appropriately. Start with a clear, open spot which has no trees or vegetation overhanging above. Then follow these steps:
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    1. Thank you very much! I'm a lot older now, but I will say that it was a stone fire pit, so it was perfectly safe. Leaving the tending of a campfire to a 10 year old might not have been the smartest idea otherwise. However, thank you for taking the time to read and comment! I appreciate it a lot!!!