Re: Philmont Benediction or C...
Ronald Oakes (oakes@CIG.MOT.COM)
Fri, 24 Mar 1995 14:59:45 -0600
On Fri, 24 Mar 1995, John Oakes wrote:
> On Tau, 23 Mar 1995, Ronald Oakes wrote:
> > Those of us who grew up in The Great Southwest Council will also remember
> > the "Chymaio" version of the Philmont Grace: "For food, for rainment, for
> > life, for friendship and fellowship AND OUR HERITAGE, We thank thee O!
> > Lord."
> Ronald, It is Chimayo not Chymaio...but, this being Friday I'll forgive
> you ;-).
That's what I get for moving to Illinois. I can no longer spell anything :-)
> > This version of the Philmont Grace graced (and probably still does) the
> > center rafter in the dining all at Camp Frank Rand --
> Still there...however, the staff no longer eats separated from the rest.
> And an AMAZING thing...They are required to clean up their own mess after
> each meal....something that I have not known to happen for a
> while....Don't you just love it?
Actually, the staff never (as far as I know) ate separately, its just that
there was part of the dining hall reserved as a lounge to escape the
campers once and a while. Actually the year I was on staff we had to open
the lounge up for dining nearly every meal.
> And for everyone else reading this...No, we are not brothers
No, but "oakes" at John's site is my sister -- even if her last name is no
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