Category Archives: Camp Aunt Betsy (CAB)

Camp Aunt Betsy – Day 2 closes

We here at CAB have had some stellar counselors, past and present. However, today I’m honored to elevate one above all the rest and name Ms. Elena Chavez Carey as CAB’s very first inductee in the CAB Counselor Hall of … Continue reading

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Camp Aunt Betsy Day 1 closes – land training

The highlight of the day was laser tag.  It is 15 minutes of scary, sweaty fun, and we will probably do further training there later this week.  The place is an old furniture store that has been converted to an … Continue reading

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Camp Aunt Betsy – Day 1 Dawns

Betsy: This year, inspired by the storming of Osama’s compound by Navy SEALs, Camp Aunt Betsy is going military.  HOOYAH!!  We will train as the SEALs do: on sea, in the air, and on land. Our flight was uneventful.  I … Continue reading

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CAB Day 4 draws to a close

Big day. Full day. Tomorrow we head out on the road, so we’ll be out of touch. Mich has already asked about how I’ll do postings. There will be a 2 day silence, and then a longish post on Thursday … Continue reading

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CAB  Day 4 dawns – where does the time go?

Dawn patrol was up and running shortly after I posted yesterday’s email.  I got James right on orange juice detail.  The kid has talent.  Even with a broken pinky he got every last drop of juice out of those oranges.  … Continue reading

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CAB Day 3 dawns

Had a great day yesterday with Martinezites Joe and Lena. Sadly, Dave is on OB duty, and can’t get away. After some snacking (natch), we headed out for a hike, up to Freezeout Flat, where we took the Islands in … Continue reading

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CAB Day 2 dawns

Dawn patrol (James and I) made revolutionary muffins.  You’ve had it in a smoothie; you’ve had it in chewing gum.  Now, try it in a muffin – banana strawberry.  It was all James’ idea.  And it’s pretty good – mashed … Continue reading

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Camp Aunt Betsy (CAB) 2010 Session 2 – ROAD TRIP – commences

Got the honeys, Mich and James, here in Bodega. James broke his pinky finger yesterday playing basketball and has a most extensive cast/sling thing going. That’s going to be hard to keep clean and dry.  Fortunately we don’t bathe a … Continue reading

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