Monthly Archives: May 2011

Getting the Hammock Ready

Here is a quick video on me getting the Hammock ready for my week up in the Oregon Coast Range for the 2nd session of Wood Badge. I removed the stock Hennessy suspension from the hammock and replaced them with … Continue reading

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The Mom’s pin

When I was a young Scout there was no better moment at Courts of Honor than being able to pin the “Mom’s” pin on my Mom.  Having earned a rank and being able to share that with Mom was a … Continue reading

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Taking over the Internet!

Recently I got into a discussion with another blogger about numbers, subscriptions, readership etc.  He is all wrapped up in the “numbers thing” and extremely passionate about boosting his ratings, getting more readers, and taking over the internet, ok so … Continue reading

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Buffalo Patrol meeting

Tonight I was invited by the Patrol that I am the Troop Guide for in W1-492-11 for their Patrol meeting between sessions. They held their meeting at one of the Patrol members place of employment, Coffee Bean International.  It was … Continue reading

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The American Boy [Scout]

The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been. – Henry Kissinger Boys join Scouting for a variety of reasons, mostly because their parents think it is a great idea, … Continue reading

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SMMPodcast #84 – Chattin’ with Adam

Many of you that follow the Scouter gang on Twitter and at PTCMedia know my good buddy Scouter Adam.  Well, Adam got stuck in the F150 recording studio with me on our way home from Wood Badge.  This is our … Continue reading

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A game with a purpose

You can not escape the Wood Badge experience without hearing “Game with a purpose” at least 100 times and the reason is that all of it is a Game with a purpose.  Scouting is a Game with a purpose and … Continue reading

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