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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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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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: Days 6 & 7 – A Scout Leader Never Stops

Days 6 & 7: 1.75 miles / Total miles: 4.16 / Days left: 172 Camping is all about becoming one with nature. Relaxing. And meditating. And doing nothing. And blah blah blah, yadda, yadda, yadda. Except breathing fresh, pure, air. And surviving without luxuries. But on a scout campout? As a scout leader? There is …

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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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