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31
Dec

Starting a New Decade…

What does it all mean to start a new decade? A look forward and a look back. What are the things you most remember about 2019? The special days, special events and special people (kids, grand-kids, parents, friends, etc.). What are the things you most look forward to in 2020?...
Mike Anthropomorphized into a Moose
03
Dec

40 Years as Moose

40 years is a lot of tradition. I first got my camp name back when I was 16 and working at Camp Ambassador. That summer every one new was named for an Archie comics character and since I was the biggest guy, Moose it was. It was also the year I grew my beard, though it had much...
19
Feb

Not My Vision

I can truly tell you that the Ignite partnerships are Not My Vision! I could not have imagined what one week with 30 campers 10 years ago could become. Back in 2008 I was just looking to fill a few more beds at camp when Bob Johnston, from SU Sportz, put Mark Gray (Toronto...
11
Feb

Traditions are the Stories that Families Write Together

Traditions are the stories that families write together. This is a line from a Christmas movie (Reunited At Christmas – Hallmark Channel) that a grandma speaks to her young granddaughter as she shares the cherished Christmas star that has been passed down for generations...
02
Jan

2019 – How Did That Happen?

Happy New Years!! The older I get, the faster time seems to go. 2018 is now gone, but it was a busy year in our house. I started back to work full time after being out of commission for May and June 2017, on sick leave July to September, part time in the fall. The most exciting...
18
Dec

Christmas Morning Traditions

What are your Christmas morning traditions? Our (Moose & Mumz) traditions are a collection from my family and Elaine’s. Christmas stockings get opened before breakfast and all at once. There is a small hammer that always ends up in my stocking that has been wrapped and...
03
Dec

Mary Did You Know?

Guest blog by Nicole Rose Ankenmann Thinking about Jesus’ momma tonight. We celebrate four weeks of #advent these days, but she had roughly forty weeks to anticipate the Messiah’s birth — to fret over the growing infant, to think about their future family, to wonder how lo...
27
Nov

Cooking with Moose: Broccoli Casserole

This recipe is perfect for Christmas dinner. Can be made ahead and frozen, then reheated. This recipe is from Moose’s family cookbook, “That Tastes Like Home”. Today’s recipe: Broccoli Casserole Ingredients 2 packages frozen broccoli ½ lb. Velveeta cheese...
16
Jan

2018 Summer Theme: Star Wars

    On the far side of the universe on the third planet from the sun is an event becoming known for training Jedi and battling the empire. This event takes us from the beginning of the Star Wars universe right through the Last Jedi and eagerly awaits the Hans Solo...
26
Dec

Boxing Day What?

Today is boxing day. Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated in Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and other Commonwealth countries since 1871 under Queen Victoria.  Some suggest it’s a day to box up old toys or clothes. There isn’t actually a boxing match, but it...