Photo Essay #5: Lady Bird Lake, an Urban Oasis
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Photo Essay #5: Lady Bird Lake, an Urban Oasis

Along with my friend Adrienne and my dog Freida, I hoofed several hundred miles this past year around Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake), in Austin, TX. The name’s a bit deceiving; it really doesn’t look like a lake. It looks more like a river that cuts from east to west and separates south Austin … Continue reading

Pottery & Sculpting: File Under “Getting Better”
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Pottery & Sculpting: File Under “Getting Better”

Last week, I revealed the results of my first attempts at working with clay. While I technically completed the tasks as required, I think we could all agree that there was room for improvement. I also wanted to add some finishing touches to the charming creations I’d made. BADGE WORK UPDATE: CERAMICS AND CLAY, ART … Continue reading

Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia! (Part 1)
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Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia! (Part 1)

BADGE WORK REPORT: “COLLECTING” HOBBIES Who doesn’t love a badge that gives a scout permission to collect something just for the fun of it? And what middle-aged person doesn’t need another collection of… well… something… The “Collecting” Hobbies badge encourages this kind of behavior, and I just love it. Before starting a collection, however, scouts … Continue reading