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I have often been asked, "Just what is/are the Boy Scouts? What do they do? Why should my child be involved? Do I have to get involved? I invite any and all people to visit a local Scout troop meeting and see what Scouting is all about. Call Anthony Wayne Area Council for information about a Boy Scout Troop (boys from 11 to 18 yrs) or Cub Scout Pack (boys from 8 to 11yrs)near you.

THE MISSION OF THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people...

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DRUMBEATS AND HEARTBEATS

There are very few cultures within the world that do not use a drum. Among Native American Indians, it is the heartbeat of the Creator - the rhythm that unites the people in the Sacred Circle of Life. What better time than now to gather with friends and family in the Sacred Circle and listen to the sounds of one another's heart and heartaches, joys and sorrows, offering love and compassion with every beat of the drum.

Surely our circle needs to expand, as it will when...

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Dear Cousin,

 

The mellow air of autumn surrounds our hills and enfolds us in a warm and tender embrace. Pilot Knob is wreathed in a blue, smoky mist this morning, while the nearer hills shine in their gay autumn garb. Overhead, rows of white, fleecy clouds march in orderly fashion, looking much like flocks of sheep on their way to greener pastures. The sky is a deep, intense blue behind the clouds, and the sun touches the trees on the hilltops, turning them to burnished gold.

It is hard...

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Several people in the media received a postcard stating that Apple Computer will present a "New breakthrough digital device... and (it's not a Mac). On Tuesday, October 24th this new device was to be introduced on the same day Microsoft Windows XP is to be shipped. We in the media, and stockholders are amazed that Apple introduces many new leading edge technology.

So without further ado...

Apple Presents iPod

Ultra-Portable MP3 Music Player Puts 1,000 Songs in Your Pocket

Apple® today...

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EASY BOY SCOUT 'DUMP RECIPES'

(Just dump everything in a pot, heat, 'n eat! Servings depend on how hungry the boys are and if other food is being served with the meal.)

 

CHEESE TUNA PASTA 'DUMP'

 

1 cup shredded cheese (American)

2 cups water

4 oz. Uncooked angel hair or other pasta

1 (12 oz.) can water packed tuna (don't drain)

2 cups peas (frozen preferred but canned peas may be used)

Put water into 3 or 4 quart pot and bring to a boil. Break pasta into 2-inch lengths and 'dump'...

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Five Fabulous November Planets

 

Five spectacular planets will adorn the night skies in November. The planets Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter will charm evening stargazers. For you early birds, Venus and Mercury dance the tango in the morning sky.

Let's begin with the first week in November. Look low in the east 45 minutes before sunrise (about 6:00a.m.) and locate the bright planet Venus. Venus has dominated this region in the morning sky for the past two months. Swift-moving Mercury will seem to...

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