Scouts is our Home. Scouts is our Tribe.

I have started and erased and restarted the intro to this specific blog post today more times than I care to admit. Since I cannot think of anything philosophically awe-inspiring, I will dive right in to it. Something magical happened this weekend. I am a scout leader. But I am a parent of a scout …

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Meeting #1 – Happy New Scout Year!: Remembering how to be a Scout Again

The start of a new school year was last week in our area. Which means - our first scout meeting of the year was this past weekend! My most favorite time of the year! I have been prepping the past few weeks for what this scout year would look like - from beginning to end …

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Little Steps: Today Was Supposed to be THE Day……..

In 66 minutes, my husband, my kids, and I, will be well on our way to the Barlow Pass Trailhead on Mt. Hood. Traveling thru the forest, giant behemoth trees on either side, truck runoffs purposely placed, you forget that you are traveling on a dormant volcano. As he navigates the road, I am sitting …

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The Future of this Blog

I mentioned a couple weeks ago that changes were in the works. (See that post here). I love to write. Writing gives me an outlet. Seeing my thoughts "written" down - allows me to look at a situation a different way. I have found that if I don't write - if I don't let it …

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Little Steps: Day 159 – We All Need to Hit Pause

Today is day 159 of my little steps journey. If you can do math, like I figured out how to do 5 minutes ago, it has been 59 days since I last posted any sort of update. It wasnt preplanned. More like a by product, or a side effect of hitting the pause button on …

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