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Monthly Archive for May, 2014

Cartwheels were a problem. The kids in our Girl Scout troop could do them. The kids at the beach club did them. Random kids at the park did them. Big Girl, however, could not. This fact drove her nuts. It embarrassed her. She shied away from groups where cartwheels were being turned. About a year [...]

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Review: Mario Kart 8

One of the best memories I have of my childhood goes back to when I was a young teen. It was the night that my entire family including my mom plus my two cousins and a few friends beat Arkanoid. For those born after 1990: Arkanoid was this cool game where you had to use [...]

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I’ve been a Girl Scout leader since Big Girl was in kindergarten. It is something I consider one of my favorite and most challenging things to do. It’s not always easy, but nights like tonight make all the planning and all the time investment worth it. Tonight a group of 17 girls got their Bronze [...]

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