People are always telling you that you need a good job. But what defines a good job? Most people would say how much money you make, but to me the best job is the job that makes you happy, the one that gives you the best experiences. One of my favorite quotes is: “If you find a job doing what you love, you will never work a day in your life.” I have had numerous jobs over the course of my life thus far. But not a single one of them has come close to my summer camp job.
I first learned about this particular camp when I was about 7 years old. It was the camp my father had gone to when he was a boy scout, and then worked at once he turned 14 or 15. I am the youngest of four children, my sister, the eldest of the four, is 7 years older than me. She began working at this camp when she turned 14. Each of my brothers did the same once they came of age. For 6 years at least one member of my family worked there. Continue reading “My Happy Place”