Have I ever mentioned the fact that I have three real boys? Though they enjoy reading and are able to act as gentlemen when necessary, my guys prefer running wild and free. The grandparent money Christmas present of a trampoline is the best spent money in the history of the world. They jump on it like the postman delivers mail- through rain, sleet, snow, and freezing wind. All three are content to jump, skip, romp, ride, pogo, the day away outdoors at True Vyne Farm.
Friday we invited another boy, Zane, with as much boy gusto as my trio, to spend the night. We went shopping for junk food we don't keep on hand to liven up the party. We bought chips, soda, pizza, Little Debbies, trail mix, and sugar breakfast cereal. There was, however, one request which I refused to fulfill:
Zane asked for energy drinks in the check out line. "Nah", I said, "We got plenty of that to go around already."
The Minister Who Invented Camping in America - William H. H. Murray was a wealthy Congregationalist minister and an outdoors enthusiast. Every summer he went to the Adirondack Mountains, often with hi...
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