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It wouldn't be summer if I wasn't wiping noses and playing Bop It alone in a dark room.  (click on the link for a description of Bop It a.k.a the greatest game in the universe).


Wait, what?! You all probably expected me to say something more glamorous like "putting on tanning oil and playing volleyball in Aruba." Nope, not me.


I've been working at the same summer camp for the past six summers.  Every year by week three, I ask myself why in the world I come back every year to clean up "accidents" and listen to "Down By the Bay" for the millionth time.  But nevertheless,   I find myself back at camp every June -- with a box of Clorox wipes and an open mind.  I wouldn't have it any other way.


If there's one thing that playing with kids as a job has taught me, it is the importance of being able to roll with the punches.  I never know when a game of duck duck goose will turn into a WWA showdown.  I've learned that it can be an emotio…