Todd is the fire master. He has built a million camp fires in his life, under the worst of conditions, and I don’t think he can stand watching anyone struggle with fire, especially me. So that’s why I’ve never built a fire before. But I wanted this to be my ‘I Never’ for today, and so he left me alone. And struggle I did. Our camp site was damp, and our wood was damp. But I built a little tee-pee out of small pieces of wood, put wood shavings under it, and tried to get it to light. But it wouldn’t stay lit. It was suggested that I use some tree sap to keep it lit, and that actually worked really well. For a while. But just before I thought it would go out on me again, the kids shouted, “Mom, you have to blow on it!” and that was the ticket. Ahhhhh, fire….