April 29 2015

The Old Girl Scout Leader

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You can order this via the Girl Scout Shop website.
You can order this via the Girl Scout Shop website.

A fellow service unit team member came across this and sent it out to everybody (thanks Debbie H!).  It’s not attributed to anyone, so right now I’ve got it as anonymous, but if you know who wrote it, please let me know and I’ll update!


[dropcapsquare bg=”#333333″ color=”#ffffff”]T[/dropcapsquare]he old Girl Scout leader had lived longer in the service unit than any of the others. She was so old that her patch jacket was filled – even on the sleeves, her mess kit was dented, her sleeping bag was flat and she had a special room in her house just for her Girl Scout supplies. Continue reading

April 21 2015

1982 World’s Fair, Part One

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1982 Worlds Fair LogoRemember the 1982 World’s Fair in Knoxville? No? What’s a World’s Fair? Do they still have them? Apparently they do – although it looks like they get cancelled every once in a while. In the summer of 1982, I was almost nine years old, and I remember there being a lot of buzz about THE WORLD’S FAIR and how big of a deal for it to be hosted by Knoxville, home of the Tennessee Volunteers (no comment coming from this Georgia Bulldogs alum). Continue reading