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Kickapoo Creek

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Gino and I went camping at Kickapoo Creek near Peoria. Not long after nautical twilight had passed, we ate sun chips dipped in chili and practiced sorcery. One of these unnatural acts angered the gods, for magic and snack foods are their domains and they are petty and protective of their power. Their wrath was brought upon us in the form of a terrible thunderstorm, so fierce that the rainfly over our tent became saturated with precipitation and dripped on us in our sleep. Lightning struck all around us and coyotes howled as a ghost train stormed by, nearly missing our camp. In the morning I ate Lucky Charmsâ„¢ and we went to Cracker Barrelâ„¢ for eggs and grits.

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Friday, May 23rd, 2008

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