Sunday’s Column – ...

Feb 10, 2013 by

Around this time of year, the sawdust flies. Weapons are sharpened and oiled. Battle plans drawn up. Munitions purchased. The stage...

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A Final Note To The Men Of 47

Apr 29, 2012 by

It is customary over here to write letters to the SONS or the Little ┬áBlack Dress on certain days – birthdays, anniversaries,...

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The Men Of 47 Take On A “...

Apr 24, 2012 by

King of the Hill is a fairly simple game. By that I mean the basic rules and such. You fight your way to the top, knock everyone else...

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Surviving Bonding Time

Feb 5, 2012 by

We have successfully survived completed our latest bonding endeavor. A chance for a man and his son to work together to create a...

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So There Was This Hiking Trail...

Dec 18, 2011 by

I am a total believer in the whole “baby steps” line of attack. By that I mean if you’re going to fulfill that...

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Saying Goodbye To Some Of The ...

Nov 18, 2011 by

A big day. Tonight, I will be saying goodbye to the eldest members of the Men of 47. Me and about 100 others. Emotions conflict....

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An Incentive Or A Bribe –...

Oct 25, 2011 by

I realize there is a difference between an incentive and a bribe. Incentive has such a nice ring to it. It’s positive,...

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Cub Scouts Showing The “...

Sep 12, 2011 by

Experts say one of the greatest fears faced by adults is public speaking. It ranks up right up there with, well, public speaking. A...

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The Power Of The Finger

Jul 4, 2011 by

Or, if you prefer a subtitle, More Lessons From Boy Scout Camp. Probably should put that in parenthesis. Or, (More Lessons From Boy...

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Repost: If You Ever Go To Boy ...

Jun 25, 2011 by

It’s summer, meaning we – as in the Little Black Dress and I – are determined this break from school will involve...

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Roughing It … Part Two

Apr 13, 2011 by

“Stay together.” Two simple words. Pretty clear in meaning. But if you’ve got small kids and you’re at the...

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Roughing It … Part One

Apr 11, 2011 by

We were warned. You prepare as best you can, but preparing for what might be and what actually happens doesn’t always line up....

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