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All posts tagged Boy Scouts

Prepared for a Crisis? Or Not?

Prepared, boy scouts, be prepared, Santa Rosa fires, US Navy, command and control, eagle scouts, cub scouts, safety tips, emergency preparedness

“I’m always prepared,” I used to say. As a former Cub Scout leader and the mother of Eagle Scouts, I’ve always been one to be prepared—particularly for crisis situations. I nodded when I read Oswald Chambers’ words in the My Utmost for His Highest devotional on September 10: “We imagine we would be all right […]

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On Venus, the Big Bang and a Boy Explorer

Today is the day Venus will fly in front of the sun. It won’t happen again until 2117, so get out there Tuesday afternoon, June 5, if you want to see it. We’ll be looking through the cool glasses my husband’s alma mater sent him to watch the solar eclipse two weeks ago. Being old […]

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What’s the Point of a Flag Day, Anyway?

Today is Flag Day in the United States. When I put out my red, white and blue American flag, I noticed it was ripped. I took it down, not sure what to do with it. Not long ago, any disfigured flag needed to be discarded–preferably in a ceremony often done by the Boy Scouts. As scouts, […]

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