Frozen Moments in Time – Campfire Breakfast While Primitive Camping on an Island

Frozen Moments in Time – Campfire Breakfast While Primitive Camping on an Island

From time to time, you will have a moment in time that is frozen forever in your mind as a good memory. Odds are as the years pass, that frozen moment becomes better….you forget the bad parts, leaving only the good parts of that memory.

A great example of this is childbirth. Ask any woman, while in labor, if childbirth is a fantastic thing. Take my advice, and be out of arms reach…and possibly throwing distance as well.

But ask a mother 6 weeks later…and you will get a different story. “Time heals all wounds” really applies here.

Pictures are a great way of freezing that fantastic moment, to be forever cherished for the good feelings it provides in recalling that moment. I take hundreds, sometimes thousands of pictures each month, and from time to time, I run through them to indulge in enjoyable recollection of past events. Stumbling across a picture of a great memory almost always brings a smile.

Here is one I found recently.

Campfire Breakfast While Primitive Camping on an Island
Campfire Breakfast While Primitive Camping on an Island

 

The story:

It was taken on March 10, 2012 at around 9am, on a local island in our saltwater estuary, not too long after the sun came up.

Several families had camped out for a long weekend with us, and like the prepared family we are, we stepped right up to cook our breakfast on a campfire with the very same cast iron skillet that is used daily in our kitchen at home. Campfire cooking is a fairly routine thing for us, I am proud to say :)

We all spent time together, enjoying life, the wonderful weather, the water, and each others’ company. This was also the weekend I was introduced to the sport of spearfishing by my good friend and “Florida Living” mentor, SB.

I’m sure there were lots of bug bites from no-see-ums and mosquitoes, but I don’t remember for sure….all I recall are the good times.

Moments like this are the ones that I will cherish til I die.

 

 

Do you have pictures that you cherish for similar reasons? Let me know about them in the comments below.

 

Peace,
db

As always, please “like” FloridaHillbilly on Facebook, subscribe to my feed,  follow me on Twitter, add it to Google+, Pinterest, Linkdn, Digg, and/or tell your friends! The more folks that start behaving like ants, the fewer grasshoppers there will be left needing help.

Need something from Amazon (and who doesn’t)? I earn a small commission from purchases made when you begin your Amazon shopping experience here. You still get great Amazon service and your price is the same, no matter what. And for the record, all of my Amazon links provide me with this referral fee.

 

2 comments:

  1. my camping memories mostly involve grills, and there are cabins, and some trailers, but I have a tent – and MANY grand friends who camp for the love of the sky, and the land and the rivers and campground cold beer, a shot of cuervo or many, but the love of outdoors – it never fails to remind me how blessed I am . . .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Follow Me