CL Kicks

My friend Lindsey Burnham is another person I love dearly. We met in Junior High in Seventh Grade but didn’t become close friends until the next year when we were partners in Mr. Finn’s Algebra I class. Bonding over pumpkin seeds and You’ve Got Mail, it didn’t take long for me to realise that Lindsey was a kindred spirit (as Anne of Green Gables would say). The above photo is of Lindsey and me right before I moved to Canada in September of 2005. See how it looks like we were crying? We were.
Over the years I have had a lot of nicknames for Lindsey, from “The Burn” to “My Snow-Pea Sister.” We have even had joint nicknames–this year at Girls’ Camp Lindsey and I became “CL.” All of the campers who attended our music class learned to call us CL and we had fun trying to set a good example of clean fun.
Here is CL captured in the process of a “CL Kick,” a reward for the girls who sang especially loud during music classes. I don’t know why, but for some reason our campers found this amusing. I am thinking we should take our show on the road–I hear Barnum and Bailley are hiring.

About Camille

I'm Camille. I have a butt-chin. I live in Canada. I was born in Arizona. I like Diet Dr. Pepper. Hello. You can find me on Twitter @archiveslives, Facebook at, instagram at ArchivesLives, and elsewhere.
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3 Responses to CL Kicks

  1. Lindsey Burnham says:

    Oh C!!! I love those pictures! Especially the ones where you look deranged. Good times! Thanks for making a little tribute to me! I am so flattered… if I weren’t myself I would want to get to know me just from what you wrote :o) Thanks! You are great! (Wow! i just used a lot of explanation points!!!)

  2. Camille says:

    B/L–When are you going to start a blog of your own? I will put it in my Must-reads link list!!! Oh, say you will!

  3. Kristi K. says:

    Hey camille, remember me, Kristi, your scrapbooking friend? Love the blog!! Check mine out at

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