Welcome to the next installment of Pet Peeves, where I vent about irritations I deal with as a volunteer. This isn’t the typical stuff like parents and paperwork, but more about things that GSUSA or councils do (or don’t do) that makes things just a little frustrating for leaders. Or a lot frustrating, depending on my mood. But – I do try to offer some kind of solution after I complain about whatever it is that’s bothering me, so hopefully I can be of some help.
As a side note – during this past year’s City Slickers summer camp, I was telling my co-leader about situations I always seem to get mixed up in. She said to me, “Have you ever noticed that anytime trouble breaks out and you’re involved, at some point you say, ‘I was just trying to help!'” So sometimes my help is not the best thing in the world. Read more »