Author Archives: leslieaross


My son is finishing up his first year at ACMA. He is really happy that he was accepted into the school and is enjoying the school. Let me rephrase that: He is enjoying the school as much as a sixth … Continue reading

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School Supplies

My Dear Son recently started middle school. He is attending one of the specialty option schools (ACMA). The published school supply list and our actual supplies needed didn’t really have much in common. Here is what he is using for … Continue reading

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Bad luck be gone

We have had our share lately. It started a few weeks ago. We have needed a new roof for a while and have been saving money to get one. The day we signed the contract for one, the water heater … Continue reading

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Really Awesome Thought

People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within. ~Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

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Bear Scout Water and Soil Conservation

Our den worked a little on Bears Elective 15: Soil and Water conservation. As I gathered information, I have to give a shout out to Pack 152 – they have a lot of helpful information on their site! a. … Continue reading

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Duty to God – Scout Sunday

With Boy Scout Sunday this month, I planned a Duty to God day at our church. We scheduled some projects and had a short Bible study. Since all the boys participating are Cub Scout age, we kept the projects easy. … Continue reading

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Chutter Cheese Update

Ok, so it isn’t really that big of an update. A while ago, I posted about how I used to work at Hickory Farms (back when they had year-round stores!) I posted the Chutter was actually made by Herkimer Foods … Continue reading

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