Chewonki Foundation

Settling In

My experience here has been amazing, but there is one thing that is very unsettling. The sheep don’t want to …

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Change

Chewonki is a place of change. During the semester we’ve seen an amazing alteration– in ourselves, our community dynamic, and …

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Order and Chaos

In Greenwich Mean Time, fifteen minutes doesn’t seem like a significant amount of time, but at Chewonki, arriving at the …

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Mud Roving!

What do you do on a chilly rainy day? A mud rove! Just imagine running through the woods with all …

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Osprey Lodge Guitar Noontide

The joys of a sunny afternoon guitar jam are not to be underestimated, with flaring eyes and flying fingers and …

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An Odd Encounter

Sometime last week, just after dinner, I was making the short walk between the Wallace and the library (my study …

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A Reflection on Phenology

As the semester progressed, I found my expectations and what I wanted to get out of my Phenology block each …

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Semester 46: Top 20 Questions

Where is Baylor? So, can you read who’s blogging this week? Where are my snow pants? Where are Pehtar’s facial …

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Last Farm Chores

Today was my cabin’s last day of farm chores! It was so sad to think about how I was doing …

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Yearbook

Dear Chewonki blog readers, Earlier this morning we finished the yearbook for semester 46. While I would love to tell …

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Blood #1

I don’t know what it is, but every morning I wake up and the sky turns blue Sometimes it turns …

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Life at Chewonki (from a Restrained Perspective)

Back in the middle of the semester, when I got my third concussion during a ski accident at Sugarloaf, I …

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Chewonki Weekends

So, as some of you might know, Chewonki weekends are kind of crazy. We have a scheduled activity on Saturday …

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Ode to the Rave

A midnight rave in the depths of the man cave It starts off slow with only one or more bro. …

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The Night Sky

Looking back a few months ago, to the cold, snowy days of the beginning of the semester, one of the …

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Acadia!

I have to say that this past weekend has been the best weekend of my life. The ten of us …

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Semester Reflections

I’m going to be blatantly honest with you. The semester is winding down and I feel completely unprepared. There are …

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A Discourse on Canoeing

3/29/11 Today, on this beautiful March day, we did something worthy of notation, celebration and not necessarily probation. With much …

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Meal Times

Three times a day the entire Chewonki community gathers around the tables in the Wallace Center to share a meal, …

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Ode to the Hilton

Sometimes Chewonki feels like a dream. Well, like a dream come true. There are smiles and laughter, but there is …

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My Journal

2/26/2011 Chewonki continues to amaze me every day.  I’m sitting here in the dining hall, listening to Baylor and Alex …

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The Overall Experience

Whenever I talk to friends or family at home about my Chewonki experience, many do not understand. The Chewonki Semester …

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Sundays

Sundays at Chewonki are great. The day starts late which means that people get to sleep in and recover from …

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School Meetings

One of my favorite parts of the week comes every Wednesday at 4:00 PM when the entire semester school community …

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