On Thursday, December 9, 2022, Troop 660 presented me with this beautiful wooden plaque and compass as a farewell gift. As many of you know, I’ve been involved with Boy Scouts as a youth, and with my son, Quinton. I’ve been an adult leader for the last 12 1/2 years and I’ve been fortunate to […]
Back in mid-July through August 1st, 2018, Troop 660 planned to visit Philmont Scout Ranch for our High Adventure. Due to the forest fires, we had to change up our plans and toured about 8 different National Parks, horse back riding in the dessert and some whitewater rafting in the Royal Gorge on the Arkansas River […]
Yesterday I received a couple of really cool patches from Death Wish Coffee Company (my new favorite). Today I stopped at the local Scout Shop in Wilmington to pick up a few items including Badge Magic. Now those cool patches look awesome on my backpack and day pack. Our Scouts from BSA Troop 660 picked […]
Yesterday we received an email from the Philmont Scout Ranch announcing the closure for the 2018 summer season. Below is an excerpt from the email: PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH ANNOUNCES CLOSURE FOR 2018 SUMMER SEASON – 7/5/18 After careful consideration of the situation and available options, the difficult but prudent decision has been made that the […]
Apple Watch telling me to increase my daily energy burn by 41%
First time carrying a backpack in 32 years.