Deep woods By the lake Smoke from chimney hangs lazily Sauna! Enter changing room Beverage cold on ice Now, deep inside Burning wood aroma Hot rocks Water tossed Steam arise Hotter, hotter, hotter Aaaahhhh Sauna! Birch branch bundle Slap, slap, slap Blood flows pores open Sweat, sweat, sweat Aaaahhhh Changing room again Cold one and… Continue reading Sowna (Sauna)

Finn Camp

My one-year vacation at home in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, near Detroit, was winding down and I wanted to visit my Brother Tad who lived in Wixom, Michigan located near the Detroit Finnish Co-Operative Summer Camp Association (D.F.C.S.C.A.) one hour to the west.  You see the Pykonen family spent 10 summers at the D.F.C.S.C.A. between 1965…… Continue reading Finn Camp

The Finn Camp

My one-year vacation at home in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, near Detroit, was winding down and I wanted to visit my Brother Tad who lived in Wixom, Michigan located near the Detroit Finnish Co-Operative Summer Camp Association (D.F.C.S.C.A.) one hour to the west.  You see the Pykonen family spent 10 summers at the D.F.C.S.C.A. between…… Continue reading The Finn Camp

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