My little Cub Scout is working his way through Wolf Scout Achievements in his Scout handbook. This week, the Akela duties fall to me as he completes Chapter 8: Cooking and Eating. Today’s assignment: Fix your own breakfast, wash and put away the dishes. My Scout prepared whole wheat toast, sliced strawberries, cereal and milk. He joined the clean plate club, and left a clean sink in the cookery. I like this Scouting mission!
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