Mi primer sitio de acampar

Yo nací y me crié en el medio oeste de los EE.UU. En esa región, mucha gente hace cosas como salir de campamento, pescar y/o cazar desde su niñez. Cuando yo era niña, mis compañeros de clase hablaban de sus viajes de campamento con sus tropas de exploradores o de sus viajes a sus casas de veraneo con sus familias en Wisconsin, el norte de Michigan o a los supuestos 10,000 lagos de Minnesota. Mis vacaciones de verano consistieron de visitas a la familia de mi padre en Michoacán, México o de algunas semanas visitando la casa de veraneo de…

A tent sits nestled amidst green trees in a clearing in the forest by a picnic table, a couple of camp chairs and a pile of fire wood
My first camp site

I was born and mostly raised in the Midwest. In the heartland, many people grow up doing things like camping, fishing, and/or hunting. Growing up, my classmates spoke of camping trips with scout groups and family outings to summer homes in Wisconsin, upstate Michigan or to any number of the supposed 10,000 lakes in Minnesota. My childhood summer vacations consisted of either visiting my father’s family in Michoacán, Mexico or spending a few weeks at my maternal grandmother’s summer home on Green Lake in Wisconsin. Camping wasn’t something we did. …

Lisa Quintero

Vegan, straightedge, Latina driven by curiosity. Lover of dogs, food, and adventure.

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