Monthly Archives: November 2012

What’s in a name?

First of all I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  Mine was fantastic.  Spent the day at my Mom and Dad’s house surrounded by my family and my sister and her family.  It was a wonderful day and my Mom … Continue reading

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Why Wood Badge?

For those of you that have been to Wood Badge you understand the great training, the lasting friendships, and the spirit of Scouting that comes in every Wood Badge course.  You get idea that every Scout deserves a trained leader … Continue reading

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Posted in Ideals, Leadership, Leave no trace, Methods, Oath and Law, Patrol Method, planning, Scout Law, Service, Skills, teamwork, training, Wood Badge | 4 Comments

Thoughts on gear

As you are fully aware by now, I like gear.  I have had many discussions with parents of the Scouts in my Troop that my obsession with gear is rubbing off on their sons.  Half jokingly I often reply that … Continue reading

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My Cook Kit

I was recently asked what I use when backpacking, or camping in general, for my cook kit.  So here it is.  It’s real simple and it works extremely well.  I am very happy with this set up having used many … Continue reading

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Be Prepared

“Be prepared for what?”  I always ask our Scouts.. “Anything” is the answer and they are correct. This last weekend, the Scouts of my Troop went camping out at one of our favorite Scout properties, Royce Finel on the Oregon … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2012

This year as we celebrate Veterans day I would only ask that you remember that veterans represent America.  They come from every neighborhood, they come from every economic status, they come from every county and state.  They are the sons … Continue reading

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Election 2012

I have no comment on the results of the election.  I hope that everyone voted and did their civic duty. What I do think about the election and our election process is this.  No matter who won there was a … Continue reading

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