October 16, 2018

These last few months have been FULL. The last time I really did an update was at the end of January. So, I guess what I mean by “the last few months” I really mean the last TEN months. As most of you, I have set out with good intentions to be on top of our social medi...

December 28, 2016

Fall 2016
Miss Cheyenne, Miss Amber, & our lil naturalists

Over the past few semesters I have had the privilege to teach an after school enrichment program in one of our local schools. Typically, we teach in a classroom and then trot around their campus for an hour or...

November 9, 2016

There is a man I know who wants to do good but is held captive by his story. He has been shaking up the way I view my world even though he is deep in his addiction. He is frustrating and hilarious. He sees who I am without me having to say it. He gives gifts that are t...

November 3, 2016

I am really good at scaring people, especially my roommate and my younger sister. Sometimes it is as simple as yelling boo at just the right moment or sneezing too loudly. But me? I am not someone who is easily shaken. I try really hard not to have any reaction when pe...

December 24, 2015

My last name is G-R-G-I-C-H (pronounced grrrrr-gitch). Growing up, and even now, I hear the strangest pronunciations. My younger sister used to say “garbage" and the kids at my school used to have some pretty clever ones too but I think my favorite one was, and still i...

November 5, 2015

When I was younger I was in a church play. My name was Maxine and I drove the limo for the Good Samaritan. As I drove the cardboard limo around looking like Lloyd Christmas from Dumb and Dumber, the Samaritan yells out “Maxine, stop the limo! We have to help this man!!...

September 17, 2015

This summer was beautiful. Actually, it was the hardest summer I’ve had in a while but it was also full of the most beautiful moments, moments that could’ve only been from the Lord. Before summer began I prayed to be stretched. I prayed for new experiences.  I prayed...

September 5, 2014

One morning during this past summer I woke up and started getting ready for the morning program meeting and had a sneaking suspicion that I needed to be available that day, I wasn’t sure for what but I knew that it was going to be an emotionally heavy day within the fi...

February 19, 2014

Currently I am at The Abbey Coffee Shop in Santa Cruz, listening to NPR, doing homework, and watching this man stamp the to-go coffee cups with the Abbey logo. 

“Amber, that’s really weird/creepy, why are you watching some man stamp cups?” 

Well let me tell you. I ha...

January 23, 2014

Whale,whale,whale, welcome back to another edition of Camp’s blog! I hope you find yourself walking down memory lane with each entry and getting stoked for the next time you find yourself at Camp. The past couple weeks since returning from the holidays & the conference...

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