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Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

About the Author The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho was first published back in 1988. Initially, it had poor visibility and the publishing house told Coelho he had better chances of making it rich through the stock exchange. After taking some time off, Coelho invested time and effort into marketing the book, holding to his belief…

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By Scout Within Me, October 16, 2018 For boy scouts, gentlemen, and wanderers. All are welcome.
Book Review: On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Book Review: On the Road by Jack Kerouac

About the Author Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and pioneer of the beat generation. His writing style was erratic and largely unedited. He was influenced by jazz music and based most of the work of his own life experiences. When read aloud, the words take on a certain musical rhythm and tempo. “Soon it got…

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By Scout Within Me, October 16, 2018 For boy scouts, gentlemen, and wanderers. All are welcome.
“If” by Rudyard Kipling – You’ll Be A Man My Son

“If” by Rudyard Kipling – You’ll Be A Man My Son

If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being…

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By Scout Within Me, August 11, 2018 For boy scouts, gentlemen, and wanderers. All are welcome.
The Man with the Beautiful Eyes – Charles Bukowski

The Man with the Beautiful Eyes – Charles Bukowski

when we were kids there was a strange house all the shades were always drawn and we never heard voices in there and the yard was full of bamboo and we liked to play in the bamboo pretend we were Tarzan (although there was no Jane). and there was a fish pond a large one…

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By Scout Within Me, April 5, 2018 For boy scouts, gentlemen, and wanderers. All are welcome.

Song of the Day: Bad Husband – Eminem

Words that we said that we didn’t mean The words that we meant that we didn’t say The ones that we thought that should’ve said Letters written that we could’ve read Which maybe would’ve lead to some good instead Eminem questions the what ifs, the ‘had it gone differently. He contemplates the why and how…

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By Scout Within Me, January 24, 2018 For boy scouts, gentlemen, and wanderers. All are welcome.
The Rise of eSports – The Evolution of Professional Gaming

The Rise of eSports – The Evolution of Professional Gaming

The world itself is evolving in almost every aspect, from the obvious advancements in tech, to the hot topics, of the once ‘taboo’ movements, of feminism and equality. There’s been a significant shift, and ‘change’ is a reality, in the 21st Century. It’s no wonder that change has come about, in the sporting world, too,…

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By Scout Within Me, January 18, 2018 For boy scouts, gentlemen, and wanderers. All are welcome.
A Lesson in Fire Safety

A Lesson in Fire Safety

I was around sixteen years old. Out camping in a forest for a survival badge. I remember being woken up at 3 in the morning by my fellow scout ( we were divided up into pairs). Tired and confused I reluctantly rose out from our survival shelter to see the entire forest lit up in…

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By Scout Within Me, January 8, 2018 For boy scouts, gentlemen, and wanderers. All are welcome.

Song of the Day: Dirty Paws – Of Monsters and Men

Jumping up and down the floor, My head is an animal…

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By Scout Within Me, October 26, 2017 For boy scouts, gentlemen, and wanderers. All are welcome.
Insomnia

Insomnia

When it comes time to get into bed my mind is given the opportunity to run wild. Thousands of thoughts that had not the chance to do so during my busy day suddenly flood in.

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By Scout Within Me, February 15, 2017 For boy scouts, gentlemen, and wanderers. All are welcome.
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As we journey along the path of self-discovery, we encounter many obstacles. Sometimes these obstacles lead us on a new path, other times they lead us astray. And down these dark dead-ends, we face mighty challenges. Sometimes turning around is the hardest thing we must face. Especially if that face is your own. The many…

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By Scout Within Me, February 7, 2017 For boy scouts, gentlemen, and wanderers. All are welcome.
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