BOY SCOUT BLOG A Forest Starts With One Tree
Before there was a forest, there was a tree. Before the tree, there was a seed. And, before the seed could grow, it needed the right climate and care to reach great heights.
If you are a parent... Posted on 6/16/10 at 10:52 AM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Wistful Wednesday: Generations
This is a photograph that was taken 58 years ago, in the spring of 1952. From left to right, me and my Mom, my Grandpa, and my Great Grandma Hatwig or Hattie.. A four generation photo.
This is the o... Posted on 4/28/10 at 6:08 AM
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