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CAPT Tracy D. Connors, USN (Ret)

Eagle Scout: End of a brand that took a century to build?

The national Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of America recently announced that girls will be welcomed into all programs sponsored by that organization. Previously the Sea Scouts and Venturing programs allowed young women 14 years of age or older to participate. The new decision will allow girls to participate in all programs of … Continue reading Eagle Scout: End of a brand that took a century to build?

Crape Myrtle Miracle

Crape Myrtle Miracle Crape Myrtle Miracle is a multi-part recollection by Dr. Tracy D. Connors. Additions to the story will be published regularly, typically about once a week. Bookmark your browser to make it easy to follow the miraculous, but true, story of how curiosity about where a friend was disappearing to on Monday nights … Continue reading Crape Myrtle Miracle

Awful Camp Songs Sung On My First Camping Trip

From a slot machine, run by steam, to a boarding house that was serving suspicious “spare ribs,” a new Boy Scout Camper learns a lot while singing in the Pavillion. Awful Camp Songs Sung on My First Camping Trip In 1951, when I was barely eleven years old, I joined Boy Scout troop 222 in … Continue reading Awful Camp Songs Sung On My First Camping Trip