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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Little Steps: Day 100 – 34,064 Reasons to H.Y.O.H

Day 100 has finally arrived. Way faster than I expected it too. Or wanted it to. I find it amazing how much, and what, can change, in just 100 days. In fact, what I envisioned day 100 would be like, is not the reality of what day 100 looks like. And I am not sure …

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Little Steps: Day 5 – The Smaller the Tent, the Bigger the Struggle?

Day 5: 0.0 miles / Total Miles: 2.41 / Days Left: 174 Eeeeeeeee. It is scout campout weelend! And not glamping like our family loves. I am talking, middle of nowhere, no cell reception, no electricity, very little running water, basic toilets. Adirondacks with bunks and no mattresses. Or a cold, wet, Oregon ground. We …

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