When we got our tent assignments at Philmont Scout Camp, I was quick to complain. Our tents were on the very end of the tent city and our doors opened to the parking lot. I was worried about keeping Locke out of the road and the cars waking him up. I was also a little bummed to be on the fringe of the community instead of right in the middle of all the action.
After my successful Rainbow Fruit Kabobs for St. Patty’s day, I decided to experiment with Red-White & Blue fruit kabobs for the 4th of July! These would be a healthy, fun treat at any 4th of July festivity.
My family gets the unique opportunity to spend the week at Philmont Scout Ranch. (My husband has to wear a Scout uniform all week 🙂 Since we have a flag ceremony every morning, I thought it would be a great time to cover patriotic etiquette with my kids. Not to mention all of the 4th of July festivities coming up as well. This is what I believe is basic patriotic etiquette:
This was the first Service Saturday where my kids kind of rebelled at first. They weren’t happy to be there and they were slow and whiny. It was like we were Service newleyweds and the honeymoon just got over.
For the last few years I have been hauling around all the family’s swim stuff in one giant bag. It was huge and heavy. But now it is time for me to say good-bye to my gray whale and hello to individual swim totes for the kids.
The world is divided into runners and non-runners. And it seems like more and more people are on the running side. Everyone is doing a 5K, a half-marathon, a triathlon…except me. I am on the non-running side of the great divide. I have never been a runner and I am pretty sure I never will be.