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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The Life of a Scout is One Full of Adventures

I love scouting. It's my passion. I am currently working on a scout badge. Yes...my adult self is an adult scout. We call ourselves Rovers. Its pretty fun. Fulfills a childhood desire I didnt know was badly missed. I have decided to keep a little separation. Because the life I live can be messy. And …

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How Being a Rover Scout, Helped me Discover My Love of the Iditarod

We joined the BPSA scouts in Sept 2017. I wanted my kids to participate in scouts. To gain an appreciation of the outdoors that I thought only scouts could provide. But I was against what was happening politically and socially in the BSA at the time. And I felt like Girl Scouts spent too much …

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971st Great Blue Herons 1st Field Day!

And I survived! This was my first official event as Akela. I wanted it to go as smoothly and as awesomely as possible. I have been running thru what I wanted to accomplish and how, for weeks. I ever thought and made myself sick with anxiety, more than once. First impressions have the biggest impact. …

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