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January 2008

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MOUNTAIN STAGE: Shawn Camp Profile

Any list of songwriters worth the paper it is written on should include Shawn Camp’s name at the top. Camp has made a career writing some of the best songs to come out of Nashville in decades.

RENEWABLE Energy 101

Simply put, solar is the answer. We already have the technology to build a sustainable solar-electric economy that can end our addiciton to fossil fuels, stabilize the climate, and maintain our standard of living.

My Longest Mile

My life took an unforeseen turn this past January. In a mixture of “Groundhog Day” and “The Longest Mile,” my wife, an avid runner with a few marathons under her soles, inveigled me into a Faustian deal.

PACKED & READY FOR NEXT SUMMER

Packing for summer camp is a breeze and really boils down to a few, easy-to-remember rules. If you are a novice camp packer, some of these rules may come as a shock, but most experienced camp packers will undoubtedly give this list two-thumbs up!

CAMP SMELL

I’ve read that smell is one of the strongest associations we have to our memory. Just take a whiff of playdoh, Old Spice aftershave, and Tropicana tanning oil and you are sure to be playing in the back of the car on a beach trip with your Grandpa.

DAY IN THE LIFE: CAMP CAROLINA

The overall purpose of Camp Carolina is to make a boy’s summer camp safe, fun, memorable, and a valuable factor in his complete development....