This one’s for all whose hearts are still on the mountain.
I can believe in aliens, but I cannot believe that the lady with the mullet who lives in the woods with her young female assistant and trains dogs is straight.
When faith, spirituality, and cultural practice feel complicated and contradictory, it can help to have a physical object to hold onto and reflect upon. These items can root us to our histories of faith — or they may simply be a symbol of old memories.
Can you capture some of the magic of A-Camp’s Diarist Hike where you live? Based on my experiences, I’d say yes.
Just because you aren’t on the Mountain right now doesn’t mean you can’t be a part of your very own music and magic making group of friends. I promise you won’t regret it.
This week at A-Camp, we’ll be using all these cans to make simple repoussé earrings. If you’ve got a can waiting to be recycled, bust out your scissors and join us. And if not, I bet there’s something cold in your fridge just begging for you to drink it.
This week I’m a short short enthusiast, an Earth Mother, and a Mother Earth stan.
“The Dark Closet Private Conversation Area.”
We’ve got an A-Camp VIP Package plus opportunities for campers who are under 21 and a person of color with hair-cutting chops.
“Nothing better than this concert has ever happened. EVER. I saw Boyz II Men in 1994 and this was FORTY THOUSAND TIMES BETTER.”
In our third of four recamps, Elicia Sanchez laughs so hard she almost pees in her pants except she wasn’t wearing pants, she was wearing tights.
Who wants to join Cameron Esposito, Rhea Butcher, Brittani Nichols, Julia Nunes, Jenny Owen Youngs, Dannielle Owens-Reid and 300 other weirdos on a mountain in Southern California? YOU DO!
We’ve got everything: diva cups, girls with feelings and guitars, hand massages, busted knees, phantom doors, QTPOC speakeasy takeovers, Gabby in a canoe, Jasika Nicole in a smoke machine, fresh tears cried for Maddie, a bloody nose, butt sex, lip-syncing and gosh, so much more.
If you’ve ever wondered what happens when a big ‘ol group of queers and otherwise-identified humans taste test and evaluate six brands of string cheese accompanied by boxed wine, then today could very well be the greatest day of your life.
The panelists for our A-Camp workshop on “Turning Your Passion Into a Business” chat on the benefits, drawbacks and rewards of starting your own business.
“Witchiness is in my family: my people are the original hilljacks. I grew up with stories about my great-grandma Fern who traveled around Appalachia holding seances where she raised spirits and tables.”
WE MISS YOU AND EVERYTHING
Jump into journaling with these fun tips and prompts.
Here is what to do.
(or the Bee’s Knees? I’m choosing to go with the plural possessive because no one bee is responsible for the honey. Or we could call it the Beeses Kneeses.)