Sunday June 29th ~ in Bushnell, IL ~ through Saturday July 5th ~ God ~ music ~ family ~ sunshine ~ camping ~ volunteering with registration ~ working with New Life youth group from Springfield, MO ~ and one local volunteer from Bushnell ~ free Powerade and water ~ "Happy Birthday Kirsten!" ~ messing w/ random people as they drove in ~ i.e. "license and registration please" ~ or "sorry, but we need to strip search the driver in every 300th vehicle" ~ got free Doritos from the Dorito truck guy for that one ~ "you don't want to see me naked", he said ~
Our campsite, "Camp Dude!" ~ "sleeping" on a hill the first night ~ more like perpetually rolling to the bottom of the tent ~ moving the tent the next day ~ making new friends ~ rocking with friends ~ sweating with friends ~ "friends that sweat together stay together" ~ new friends and neighbors "Camp Sweet!" ~ man meals ~ golf carts ~ no rain until Saturday night ~ forgetting earplugs ~ ruining Cory's day when I told him Leigh Nash (Sixpence) was already married ~ homestarrunner.com in full effect all over ~ "we're trying to achieve a state we like to call 'burnination' with this show" - Reese (FIF) ~ "Just so it's clear, The Cheat will not be playing tonight." - Jon (Switchfoot) ~ chicken quesadillas (thanks gwYn) ~ "what did one eye say to the other?" ~ "something betweeun us smells" ~ wishing Eisley was there ~ wishing other friends were there ~ worship on the beach at midnight ~
Bands seen ~ 77s ~ Anathallo ~ Anberlin ~ Ashley Cleveland ~ Bill Mallonee/VOL ~ Brandtson ~ Cool Hand Luke ~ Danielson ~ The Detholz! ~ Divebomber ~ Ester Drang ~ Firefly ~ Five Iron Frenzy ~ Havalina Rail Co. ~ Holland ~ The Insyderz ~ Jade Trees Weeping ~ John Reuben ~ Joy Electric ~ Living Sacrifice ~ Lost Dogs ~ Lucerin Blue ~ Madison Greene ~ Mae ~ Michael Knott ~ Michael Pritzl ~ Over The Rhine ~ The Party People ~ Relient K ~ Saxon Shore ~ Sixpence None the Richer ~ Spoken ~ Squad Five-O ~ Starflyer 59 ~ STEVE TAYLOR ~ The Violet Burning ~ Waterdeep ~
Last ~ but ~ not ~ least ~ Ohio crew: Cory ~ AJ ~ Nate ~ Emily ~ Heidi ~ Heidi (another one) ~ Luke ~ Justin ~ Caleb ~ Wisconsin crew: Katie ~ Kendall ~ Tony ~ Indiana crew: Doug ~ Sheryl ~ Ronda ~ and me. ~ Chris and Heidi (yet another one), but they were wussy and got hotels, so they don't fully count. :-]
Happy 20th birthday, Cornerstone!