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Cami Decker
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Writer, worshiper, backwoods wanderer...
Writer, worshiper, backwoods wanderer...

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NaNoWriMo 2014 is Almost Here!
Things have been strangely silent in the Scribe's Commonplace lately. "Real life" has been crowding into my writing time. But no more! Starting Nov. 1, I will be joining the WriMo ranks, writing to win! "Win what?" you ask. 50,000 words in 30 days...and the...

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Living Far and Wide
Travelling is strange.  Obviously, I grew up in the modern world, but it still amazes me that we can travel so far and so fast today.  A day's journey takes us hundreds and hundreds of miles from home.  Spending the summer far from home made me stop to thin...

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A Summer in Review
The summer is coming to an end and so is my Shenandoah Adventure.  It will be bitter sweet to leave the park and return home.  Leaving the many interesting and wonderful people I have become friends with this summer will be strange.  We have become accustom...

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The Latest
A few weeks have passed since my last update.  They have been full ones! L to R: me, Anastasia (Ukraine), Anastasia (Russia)  in front of a giant stalagmite Employees of Delaware North Companies Shenandoah, the concessioner of the park, get free entry into ...

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A few weeks have passed since my last update.  They have been full ones! L to R: me, Anastasia (Ukraine), Anastasia (Russia)  in front of a giant stalagmite Employees of Delaware North Companies Shenandoah, the concessioner of the park, get free entry into ...

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Who Makes the Plans?
From Miller's Head Overlook Happy Independence Day!  But it's ironic.  We (in the West) tend to celebrate independence as an inherent Good.  The speaker at a conference at my college this past year said just the opposite, calling the ideas of  independence ...

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The Irony is not Lost (Though the Wifi Is)
The most detrimental downfall to having a blog about living in the mountains (like this one is temporarily) is that the Internet does not always reach all the way up those solitudinous peaks.  For instance, this is the first day I have been able to connect ...

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Friends in High Places
View from Little Stony Man It helps to have a friend in high places.  We made a new one the other day!  This post kind of continues on with the idea of community I was talking about before. Several days ago one of the guys who works in the bar, Matt, return...

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Surviving in Community
I have experienced "living in community" in several different contexts:  There was, of course, growing up in a house with my family, then several rounds of summer camp, then a program called Katimavik where I was thrust into a house with eight other student...
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