It’s official . . . Pack 61 collected 1,175 pounds of food donations last weekend in the Scouting for Food drive ’round Austin for the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. A few of the items collected didn’t score with the food bank wish list, though I hope occasional exceptions can be made with unusual donations like the Perrier packed in one of the bags collected on the route. The Cub Scouts hauled in plenty of beans, rice, canned chili, tuna, and cereal, too. Thanks, neighbors!
When 10 pounds of potatoes and a couple dozen ears of corn show up unannounced, welcome them home to the chowder pot. After transforming our