Sin City – The Climax

Day 4 We drove down the Strip to see the long-awaited Venetian. This is the one casino I wanted to see most. And it was stunning. Italy-inspired facades …the ceilings were painted like sky and clouds (which is exactly what Caesar’s and Paris did too) and the “sidewalks” were glistening like wet stones. I was … Continue reading Sin City – The Climax

A Brick, A Big Black Snake, and Some Hot Action – Adventure Camp Concludes

North Bay, on the beach. Copyright TaraKA & the Tara Chronicles, 2016.   Morning When we arrived back at camp on day 3, already there was a humid haze hanging over camp. This morning’s breakfast selection included pancakes, and cereal. Pancakes are unkind to the blood sugars, but I decided to dismiss my worries over … Continue reading A Brick, A Big Black Snake, and Some Hot Action – Adventure Camp Concludes

Head Lice, Harnesses, and Wetlands – Adventure Camp, Day 2

The "advanced" ropes course. Copyright TaraKA & The Tara Chronicles, 2016. Okay, not really. Nobody got head lice. And, before I get sued for slander, nobody got head lice at North Bay. We arrived back at camp around 8 a.m. just as everyone was lining up for breakfast. Breakfast consisted of scrambled eggs with cheese, … Continue reading Head Lice, Harnesses, and Wetlands – Adventure Camp, Day 2