Tag Archives: scouts

Gatlinburg 2017

By | February 10, 2017

We enjoyed another annual ski trip with the Scouts again this year. Last year I stayed back to deal with moving and organizing stuff after having the carpet installed. This year, I went so that Caitlyn wouldn’t have to pay for a room by herself. As usual we caravanned up there Friday night arriving around… Read More »

James Baird Honor Scout Award

By | June 5, 2015

Last night the boys’ Scout Troop held their end of the school year court of honor. Many merit badges nad rank advancements were handed out, as well as the swearing in of new leadership. The final presentation of the evening was the troop’s inaugural presentation of the James J. Baird Jr. Honor Scout Award, which… Read More »

Duly Earned Award

By | March 14, 2013

Last week, Rob was honored to be given a much deserved “District Award of Merit” for all his hard work in scouts over all. Very proud of him! I was so excited to find out he won it, because I told him “Now you can resign all your district positions! Right?” Let’s face it. My… Read More »

Troop 50 Christmas Party

By | December 18, 2012

Last night we attended Drew’s Troop Christmas Party. After dinner, the boys tried to stump the Scoutmaster by tying knots and then, he had to attempt to tie it. Needless, to say the Scoutmaster knows his knots. 🙂 Then the Scoutmaster reversed the playing field by stumping the Scouts with a couple games that showed… Read More »

Camp Sequoyah

By | July 1, 2012

This year Drew decided to attend a different Boy Scout camp. Since his troop is so large they usually have 2 different groups go to 2 different camps. The last several years he’s gone up to North Carolina to Camp Daniel Boone, but this year he opted to stay in his home state of Alabama,… Read More »


By | June 18, 2012

Last week, Drew was away at his first camp of the summer. We dropped him off on Sunday at Camp Jamison which is part of Camp Bert Adams, the wilderness part of the camp. This camp was NYLT, which stands for National Youth Leadership Training. This was such a great experience for Drew. He came… Read More »

Boy Scout Open House

By | June 13, 2012

Teenager’s Boy Scout Troop has been using part of the upstairs offices in Rob’s company’s building. As a thank you to Rob’s company, the Troop put on an Open House for everyone and their families. They did a great job, as everyone had a good time and enjoyed a break from the humdrum of work… Read More »