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In which we attend survivalist boot camp

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It’s Sunday and I just walked into my office.  I totally forgot that the fish tank is a mess and really, really needs to be cleaned up. Who knew that fish were so high maintenance??

 

Also Andie came home for the weekend to escape from Med School and we’ve had a lovely time, the three of us!  The other day Andie and I had a conversation about someone that she knew who was thinking of going to a “coding” boot camp.  I didn’t know what that was but apparently, it’s for people who got some of those “useless” degrees to go and learn how to do computer coding thereby enabling them to get a real job in the real world.

 

At any rate, I was pointing out that I wasn’t aware you could learn to code in such a short period of time.  Fast forward until later that night and we were flipping channels and there was nothing on.  Andie and I then had the following conversation:

 

Me:                  what movie is this?

 

Andie:             zombieland

 

Me:                  I’ve never seen it

 

Andie:             it’s sort of a spoof on zombie movies

 

Me:                  is it funny?

 

Andie:             I suppose…zombies aren’t something I’ve ever really worried about

 

Me:                  me neither…I think we’ll have an apocalypse but not a zombie one

 

Andie:             I agree

 

Me:                  of course, we’ll both die because we have no survival skills

 

Andie:             you know what would be great?

 

Me:                  what?

 

Andie:             a survivalist boot camp

 

Me:                  that would be awesome…we could learn to hunt

 

Andie:             and trap and build a structure of sorts

 

Me:                  we would need to learn how to make weapons

 

Andie:             I think we should learn knife throwing

 

Me:                  always a good skill. I think learning how to decontaminate drinking water would be good as well

 

Andie:             hunting and trapping is the most important though

 

Me:                  it would be hard but well worth it.  Let’s do it in July

 

(When Andie has 3 weeks of med school)

 

Andie:             that would be a perfect vacation

 

So now all we have to do is find such a boot camp.  Wanna join? Any ideas?

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4 Comments

  1. This from the woman who slipped on a rock and killed her tailbone on a walk ;)
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  2. Patty
    March 3, 2014

    Let me know if you find one. I’m waiting for the apocalypse and would like to live beyond the first five minutes. For no other reason but to say “I told you so” to my husband.

  3. Name *
    March 3, 2014

    This sounds like my worst nightmare. You know, camping without the luxuries of a tent, or a bed, or dry clothes, or fire, or canned food. Yikes!!
    But, if you are seriously considering putting yourselves through such torture, you can enquire at your local outdoor adventure sports type stores. They might know of such courses.
    Good Luck ! and I mean that :)

  4. Brenda
    March 3, 2014

    oops sorry, forgot to add my name to the last comment

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