As part of earning an adult scout badge, and as part of my own personal journey, I backpacked 16 - 18 miles with amazing company, with beautiful views, and the biggest lesson I learned, is to always make sure you have at least 2 extra socks before your trip. Oh, and I learned that I can do anything I put my mind too. I went in to the forest one version of me, and left with a whole new appreciation of, well, everything. Even the history behind how Lewis River Trail, became Lewis River Trail.
The Power of Journaling: A New Years Resolution 132 Days Later
Nearly 7 hours and 5,999 words later - Synopsis: What started as a simple way to learn runes, has transformed my life in unexpected ways. Vibe Time has become part of my identity and I look forward to it every single day. 132 days later and I have embraced who I am. Who I have always been. #VibeTime #Journaling #MentalHealth
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... Continue Reading →
How to Prepare for the Best Part of Scouts – Camp Outs!
Our first camp out of the year is coming up in 10 sleeps! And I couldn't be more excited! Our scout group LOVES to scout. In fact, we love it so much, that when our GSM sent out an end-of-the-year questionnaire - so many people replied that they wanted to do MORE scouting. As if... Continue Reading →