Archive from November, 2017

R.I.P. Daisy Brown

I am utterly devastated.  If you’ve followed this blog for a period of time, you’ll know that last year we added three kittens named Penny, Scout, and Daisy to our family after our longtime family members Athena and Orion passed away.  Unfortunately, Daisy passed away suddenly this morning due to what was probably a heart defect.  She was much smaller than Scout and Penny but more than made up for it in spunk.  Her purr was twice as loud as Penny and Scout’s.  She was the first out of the carrier when we originally brought them home – and she didn’t just slowly ease out – she burst onto the scene!  Read more »

Oct 2016 – Sept 2017 Hours Tally

Salvador Dalí sums things up pretty well.

In a continuance from my earlier October to May 2017 Hours Tally post from earlier this year, here’s the FINAL numbers for the 2016-2017 year (Oct 1, 2016 – Sept 30, 2017).   As I’ve done in past posts, I calculated time based on these categories, which was the same as last year, except I included a late arriving National Delegate category:

  • Troop
    • Trips, Events, Cookie Booths
    • Paperwork and Planning
    • Meetings
  • Service Unit
  • Delegate (SU)
  • National Delegate
  • City Slickers (our service unit’s summer camp)
  • Other (Scout Sunday related and random meetings)

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