Monthly Archives: November 2010

Giving Thanks

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, I’d like to take a moment to give thanks for what I have. First and foremost, I am thankful for my wife who has stuck with me for just over 16 years now (with more to … Continue reading

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Advancing Through the Ranks

Last week at our November pack meeting, our oldest son (aka Dog Boy) received his Webelos rank.  With only his Arrow of Light award ahead of him, I got to thinking how proud I am of his Scouting accomplishments and who is … Continue reading

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Mayor’s Visit

Last Friday night we had our November pack meeting.  Since this month’s theme followed the Core Value of Citizenship, we thought the boys would enjoy a visit from the mayor of our city.  We also felt it would be a … Continue reading

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Dog Boy

We received this postcard this week from our council.  The Good Scout Award Luncheon is a significant fundraiser for the council and districts to help with their respective Friends of Scouting campaigns.  The significance of the postcard and the post … Continue reading

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Hanging of the Christmas Lights

Yes, that is what I did today.  I put up most of our Christmas lights on the house.  Primarily on the roof and some on the trees in the front yard.  Some of you may be saying, “it’s too early for … Continue reading

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Journey to Excellence

Now that the Centennial year is coming to a close, the “Centennial” Quality Unit award would likely be come obsolete unless there was a name change.  About a three weeks ago, I first heard of the new “quality unit” program from … Continue reading

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