Friday, March 03, 2006

Forever a Girl Scout

My Promise:

On my honor,
I will try
To serve God
and my country
To help people at all times
And to live by the
Girl Scout Law

The Girl Scout Law

I will do my best to be honest and fair,
friendly and helpful,
considerate and caring,
courageous and strong, and
responsible for what I say and do,
and to
respect myself and others,
respect authority,
use resources wisely,
make the world a better place, and
be a sister to every Girl Scout.

This past weekend I had the pleasure of meeting a troop of Brownies holding their first cookie sale outside at the grocery store. They were shy and eager, not quite sure about attracting attention. Some had been visited by the toothfairy but they all were adorable; so proud of working to earn their first trip to camp.
These days I see so many young people flashing their hand signals so I thought I would share mine in the picture above. That's my hand and my Brownie pin.


  1. Anonymous8:49 AM

    Brings back memories! I'm gonna copy you.

  2. sis was a blue bird and big brother was a scout, i never had the opportunity to join...

    this is one of the best post i think i've ever seen. thanks

  3. Anonymous12:18 PM

    Fellow girl scout here! I was even the co-leader of my daughter's troop for a couple of years. Even if I was allergic to the cookies I'd still have to buy them--I remember how cold and scared and eager I was when selling cookies!

  4. Anonymous4:17 AM

    Thanks for the reminder of many happy memories.

  5. Anonymous8:59 AM

    I loved being a brownie, just never made it to girl scout! Thanks for the memories

  6. Anonymous7:25 PM

    I was a brownie and girl guide for over ten years in Canada and have nothing but fond memories. So much so that as soon as my daughter became old enough she joined Brownies. Now I'm assistant leader and love every minute of it. I love "my girls", they are funny, smart and self-assured. And I'm doing my best to help them stay that way!!

  7. Anonymous10:35 PM

    That takes me back! I know my must have my brownie pin and heavily laden merit badge sash somewhere!

  8. Anonymous7:10 AM

    Hurray for the Girl Scouts! Once a Scout, always a Scout. that's what I tell the little girls selling cookies in front of the market. Is it my loyalty to scouting that makes me buy box after box, or is it the thin mints? Yummmmm....

  9. just wanted to wish you a happy international woman day :)

  10. where are you Meggie?? are you okay?

  11. Meggie? You ok?

  12. Anonymous7:37 AM

    I add my concern for you. Your wonderful entries are missed!

  13. Anonymous7:49 PM

    Just another one checking in. This is probably the worst thing about the internet. Growing attached to people whom we've never met, and then wondering how it was we ever got about, without them in our daily lives. Looking forward to your next post....Jacey

  14. Anonymous5:35 AM

    I'm thinking about you, too! Hope that you're okay.

  15. Anonymous10:12 AM

    Meggiecat, where are you? Are you ok?

  16. Anonymous3:01 PM

    I hope you're OK Meggiecat. You are missed.

  17. I miss your daily posts very much ...........but I truly hope you are doing something interesting, fun or what ever makes you happiest!

  18. Anonymous6:56 PM

    hey you. We all miss your wonderful posts. Hope all is well.

  19. Add me to the list of those who are checking in everyday and wondering... Hope all is well and that you are somewhere fun and exciting.

  20. me to i come every day for see if you come back ,I hope to all is OK
    see you soon

  21. Anonymous9:05 PM

    I miss your updates on all things crafty! I hope everything is ok.

  22. Anonymous11:18 PM

    Dito from me! you ok?

  23. Anonymous7:45 PM

    Whatever keeps you away, relax and take your own time with it. Just adding another voice out here wondering at your long absence and hoping all's well.

  24. Meggiecat, hope all is well at hearth and home. If not, you know how to contact me if I can help. Hugs to you, I'm sure you can use one.

  25. Anonymous5:23 AM

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  26. I miss you! I called and found out where you are ;)


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