March 2015


I awake in pure darkness. Most mornings the sunlight valiantly tries to fight its way through the redwood canopy and into our cabin. Today, however the sun is still at rest. The only sound piercing through the night is that of my cabin-mates Ade and Matt snoring. Carefully and quietly I try to gently climb down from the top bunk of my bed. Unfortunately I stumble and almost crash onto the floor. I stay still until I hear the snoring resume, reassured that I have not awoken anyone. I check my watch to ensure I still have time.