The Curse of Pocahonto

While we're on the subject of my sister's bizarro gifts, and since I've only recently recovered from a bit of a cold, I think it's time that I tell the tale of the Curse of Pocahonto. Like many of my strange childhood stories, this one begins on a No Moms Allowed camping trip. In this particular instance we were [...]

No Moms Allowed

It started as a daddy-daughter camping trip back in 1990. My Uncle Jeff and two of his best friends - who had spent a sizable chunk of their younger years hiking and backpacking and camping - took their daughters to a campground on a small inland lake and spent a few days eating and drinking [...]