History cries out

The byproduct of a disregard for history is a short memory. Harboring a respect for history is the beginning of empowerment, because of its cyclical nature, wielding this understanding can allow one to see the future through the proverbial peek hole. Absent of this is the sad cycle of disempowerment, which is history repeating itself. …

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On reaching Eagle

Enjoying my son’s blog…

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I’m leaning towards moving past placing limits on myself. The reality of me not being a kid has really sunk in.

This has been a summer to remember. One of the highlights has to be reaching the pinnacle of Scouting in the Boy Scouts. Reaching the rank of Eagle was something that I was felt was within my reach, getting there was an awesome feeling.

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My project was the repurposing of a trail in Baltimore’s Herring Run Park, it was overgrown and unusable for the community at large. Within a couple of hours we had a trail that was usable by hikers and bikers alike.

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Learning how to lead a team, working in concert with others and delegating responsibility was the best part of the experience and something that I’ll take with me for the rest of my life.

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