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Youthful Energy

By Charity Adams, September 12, 2019

…is the folly of youth. It’s a blessing and a curse.

To have all that marvelous unchecked energy and vigor. And few productive outlets for it. It’s lightning in a bottle.

But what would one actually do with lightning in a bottle? Doesn’t that seems a little dangerous?

Couldn’t keep it on a shelf—too much risk of explosion. It needs to be directed, channeled into something where all that energy and vitality can be utilized. Idle hands are the devil’s workplace after all.

Thus were summer camps invented.

Especially in the long summer months, where each day’s light seems to stretch well beyond bedtimes and expectations. And it creeps in ever earlier throwing circadian rhythms out of sync. And prying those young eyes open.

The little ones wake and leave no sleepers in their wake.

And we all pray for the sweet release of school back in session. Will September never come?

Of course we love the children. Of course we do.

We also love them a little bit more when they can occupy themselves.

Or, someone else occupies them. Challenges them. Entertains them. Distracts them. Encourages them. Directs them. Re-directs them. Re-re-directs them. Whatever it takes for them.

Get them outdoors. Get them in groups. Get their hands involved. Get their brains engaged.

And most importantly—just run them. Wear them out. Exhaust and delight them. Then, you can send them home.

Run them down in the upper heights at the High Cascade Summer Snowboard Camp.


Charity Adams

Principal Broker

I have been building my practice since 2005. While I specialize in listings, I’ve had the privilege of working with a diverse group of buyers and sellers. Focusing on the individual needs and priorities of my clients allows me to tailor a real estate strategy with the highest possible outcome of success. I am always available to take the very best care of anyone you refer to me. Please don’t hesitate to drop me a line with any questions. Also, check out my website to see fantastic examples of everything I mentioned above. While I’m not at the office or out with clients, you can find me practicing yoga, running, swimming, biking, kayaking… basically everything! If it’s an adventure, I’m up for it. I currently reside in Irvington with my son. We have a dwarf holland lop rabbit named Ra (after the sun god – my son’s choice). The next time you’re poised to enter the market, I would be honored to guide you through this important experience.
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