Monthly Archives: February 2013

Sunday Coffee 2-10

A bit late in the day to get the post out.  We just got home from our Annual Red and Green Dinner/ Court of Honor with the Troop.  It is always wonderful to recognize the hard work and accomplishments of … Continue reading

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I stumbled upon this today…. I’m not sure I can place myself and my writing in the same number as this writer… but it moved me. Especially in light of the promise (Oath) that we make each and every Monday … Continue reading

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Random Thought

Its been a few days since my keyboard and I sat together and jotted down some thoughts… It’s been a long week and a pretty eventful one at that. Monday we had our weekly Troop meeting, and to be honest.. … Continue reading

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Words

“If you aint cheatin’ you aint tryin’”… “it’s only illegal if you get caught”… “No harm.. No foul”… These three little phrases raise the hair on the back of my neck.  They are attitudes that while seem harmless, they dictate … Continue reading

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Getting Heavy…

I have been getting a lot of feedback about the quest to reduce pack weight.  Some of it is good, while others, mainly from other Scouters is not.  To be honest, up until our Philmont trek, I was in that … Continue reading

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Scouting Lighter

Yesterday I stumbled upon a great You Tube Channel.  It;s called Scouting lighter.  From what I gather, this Scouter put this together as part of his Wood Badge Ticket.  So +2 for this fella!  A backpacker and Wood Badger!!  WhooHoo! … Continue reading

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