Humor and Nostalgia

Take a walk down memory lane with stories about the past. Enjoy stories about the american dream, the great depression, one-room schools, outhouses, and much more.

Hide and Go Seek the Outhouse

CAPPER’s Staff

A girl gets a surprise when her friend uses the outhouse for hiding during hide and seek.

Breaking a Bad Habit

CAPPER’s Staff

Parents give daughter a little fright to break a bad habit.

Truth or Dare in the Outhouse

CAPPER’s Staff

Boy takes a dare to peek inside the girls’ outhouse.

Invisible in the Outhouse

CAPPER’s Staff

Young boy tries to be invisible in a very visible outhouse.


Family Camping and Fishing Trip

Heart of the Home

Man recalls a fun-filled fishing trip that included camping, swimming and roasting hot dogs over the campfire.

Former Girl Scout Shared Camping Know-How

Heart of the Home

A mom who had never been camping learns how to start a fire from a former Girl Scout.

Campfire Cooking Was Best Part of Camping

Heart of the Home

Not the outdoorsy type, a woman’s favorite part of camping was campfire cooking.

Roughing It Was Disastrous

Heart of the Home

Roughing it while camping in Colorado makes for eventful family trip.

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