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Hello There!

Hey there, its Julia. Apparently I get to be the first one to update since Jenni's intros.

So far this year, we have had two of our retreats. We had the Rise'n' Shine Jr High retreat, and the Ladies retreat. This past week has been a week of band camps. Two groups from Ecole Airdie have been out here to visit with us. As I sat around, I was remembering what it was like for me as a Jr High band student. When you are in jr high, you think that even though your are just learning how to play, you are still the best player in the band, and to you, your band sounds amazing. When you get down to it though, the band is still just a beginner band and your are not going to sound like the symphony orchestra by the time your concert rolls around.

Something interesting about a band is how all the instruments in a section have to work together to create good harmony, and also how the sections have to work together to have all the parts and balanced sound. Being a trumpet player m…

the official introductions

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so i want to introduce you to some people because they'll be updating the green spot once in a while.


julia...


is 5' 4" and plays the trumpet. she owns a horse named daisy (and can't wait for daisy's baby horse to be born around march 27th). julia likes mountains, speaks spanish, and has never worn the big yellow apron when doing dishes.



stevyn...


is 6' 6'' and has to duck to avoid hitting the ceiling of some parking garages. he's really good at playing the guitar. stevyn has ridden a bike backwards, and can walk on his hands. he has not, however, ridden a horse backwards.





kristy... is 5' 5"ish... and a toothpick! she's also cold all the time, so we call her the Icestickle. she is equal part rock climber and cowgirl. kristy hates mushrooms, and would really like ken to make pizza today. she has one brother and a cat named tigger.
sugar... is about 5' 9". he has worked at camp evergreen since 1997. his real name is jason, he likes vide…