Welcome to a Secret Subject Swap. This month 5 brave bloggers picked a secret subject for someone else and were assigned a secret subject to interpret in their own style. Today we are all simultaneously divulging our topics and submitting our posts.
MY SUBJECT IS: What kind of survival skills do you have?
It was submitted by: https://thethreegerbers.blogspot.ch/
Anyone who knows me knows that I love the outdoors. Grizzly Adams was my first love and ever since I can remember I’ve wanted to go to Alaska to “live off the land”. Obviously, it’s a dream not realized and in hindsight, it was probably for the best. But my dreams of being a bush pilot are just as much a part of me as my hazel eyes or being right-handed.
I soak up survivor shows like a sponge and even though I have no wilderness experience I can armchair advise them all with my vast knowledge of reruns.
In my mind:
- I’m an excellent shelter builder in reality I’m sitting in a chair watching my husband wrestle our Coleman dark-out tent into submission (I advise him to…not to be left out).
- I can build a fire in the wettest of environments in reality I burn a finger every time I turn my stove on.
- I could hunt and fish to “live off the land” in reality my drive-thru prowess is legendary.
I still harbor a faint hope of one day seeing my beloved Alaska, but after fully planning two different trips and having them canceled because of unforeseen circumstances I just don’t have to optimism to plan another and it’s too heartbreaking when you realize it’s not going to happen again. Some dreams are never realized.
For now, I’ll be satisfied visiting Canada (I want to at least use my passport once!). That is if they ever open the border to vaccinated people! We starting off heading straight north to an old favorite that we’re so looking forward to visiting. Mackinaw City Michigan and spending the day at Mackinac Island.
We even stay in the same hotel, The Lighthouse View Hotel. It sits across the street from a beautiful picnic area on the banks of the Straits of Mackinac which is the most northern tip of the lower part of Michigan. From there we know we are heading through Canada to Maine and then drive back home along the east coast.
Just the two of us with no plans and no set directions for two whole weeks. Those are always the very best of vacations! Besides, it will be our 30th anniversary!
Here are links to all the sites now featuring Secret Subject Swap posts. Sit back, grab a cup, and check them all out. See you there:
Baking In A Tornado https://www.BakingInATornado.com
What TF Sarah https://crazymamallama.blogspot.com/
Part-time Working Hockey Mom https://thethreegerbers.blogspot.ch/
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