Fishing RodeoCamp Pocahontas, was a girl guides overnight camp located deep within the Mutton Mountain’s. Here surrounded by snow capped peaks, lush alpine meadows and cold, fast running mountain streams. Girls from all across the island would come and grow. Like many camps, Pocahontas had its own set of traditions that had been handed down through the generations. One such tradition was the “Fishing Rodeo”.
The “Fishing Rodeo” was yearly completion open to all scouts fourteen years and older who had earned there “Angler Badge”. In the completion was a simple one. The scouts would have one morning of solo fishing. The one who landed the biggest fish, as reward a cash bounty of twenty quid. The one who landed the second biggest fish was reward a cash prize of fifteen quid and the one with the third biggest fish a prize of ten quid. And for the unlucky girl with the smallest fish, a trip to the camps gunge tank awaited them.
Sunflower took a deep breath as sh
The Carnival of St. Bartholomew The Apostle. The Carnival of St. Bartholomew The Apostle.
The Carnival of St. Bartholomew the Apostle, was one of the major highlights of the year. Falling during the month of August. Many of the students of St. Katherine’s Episcopal School, looked upon it as a week long welcome back party. For one week, the empty lot behind the school would be transformed into a wonderland of lights, sounds and smells.
And like most Episcopal/Anglican celebrations booths of every kind could be found upon the green. These booths formed little lanes and squares, and at the center of most squares, a vender selling food items could be found. Everything from fresh fried catfish, to steak on a stick and everything in-between was to found and offered for sale.
Toward the far end of the carnival, through the crowds of school children, dressed in colorful costumes. One would find a row of traditional fair games, the games ranged from the classic throw a dart at a balloon and win a small prize, to one where you picked
Susan in the Gunge BoothSusan took a deep breath as she peered toward the clear booth sitting upon the stage. The booth had three walls made out of clear plastic, a door made out of the same marital, in the center there stood a wooden three legged barstool and directly above the stool one would find a reservoir of creamy, bubble gum pink slime. Sitting by the booth one would see another three legged stool.
“Good afternoon.” A young blonde women said as she strolled out onto the stage and cast a look around the gathered crowed. Like Sue most of them had chosen to dawn a colorful costume or dress up as there favorite cartoon/Anime character. To her right Sue noticed a young man, around her age with short golden blonde hair and the prettiest set of baby blue’s she ever laid eyes upon. Just looking at him made her blush like crazy.
He, the boy had chosen to dress up “Captain America” This was clear as the day was long because of the blue, white and red stripped shirt he wore. T