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Mike Nicholson

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About Mike Nicholson

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  1. Hi, Earlier I posted a message indicating what I was thankful for receiving from Scouting from when I started as Cub Scout until now. As a Scouter I am thankful for the chance to pass on what was given to me. I am also thankful my son and those of my friends and neighbors have the opportunity to learn there is more to living than video games. I am thankful for the energy the Boys pass to me every time we have a meeting or participate in an event. Finally I am thankful for all those who are willing to take the time to pass on what they know, learn or see to those of us who still ha
  2. Hi, With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching I know it is time to give thanks for the blessings we have received. As Scout Leaders I know you are giving back to the community. I was wondering what you had received from Scouting? I have many things to give thanks for. In the past I was a Cub Scout, a Boy Scout and an Explorer. I received many things from this. My first interest in my family history was spurred by an activity in my Bear book. Later as a Boy Scout I became interested in nature and the outdoors while working on the Conservation of Natural Resources badge. This led
  3. Hi, Back in the 60's and 70's as a young Scout and even now when we cook over a campfire in the back yard I use the soap trick. A thin coating of dish soap makes it much easier to remove the soot. One word of caution. It is very easy to get soap inside the pot or pan. After a couple of soapy meals I was willing to scrub the top 1/2 inch or so if it meant the food tasted better. There is only one non-castiron item I will not use this on. For some reason the coffee tastes better out of my old soot covered metal coffee pot. Have fun and enjoy. Mike Nicholson Starting a
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