aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,

Zoom, zoom

At our upcoming Council Camporee, the Scouts, Venturers, and Cubs will race life-sized Pinewood Derby cars that they are building. Our happy Crew has had their parts cut to size and prepped (thanks, Everett!) and are ready to start assembly. I was laying out the pieces this morning to see what the final structure was going to look like (see pic).

Walt H. arrived for noon Bible study, and stood in the doorway of my classroom, staring at the car-to-be. I walked up to him, and he asked me, "Is that some kind of torture device, Art?"

"Yeah, pretty much," I replied.

Our Venturers are going to push each other in this thing around a track at the Jackson County Fairgrounds on October 27. More pix to come. Stay tuned.

Torture device?

  • How to go broke saving money on ingredients

    I was in World Foods Market, buying some specialty items. I noticed that they sell vanilla beans (of course). And, expensive as those things are,…

  • Historical obsessions

    There’s a thing going around asking why all men think about the Roman Empire so much. Now, once you broach the question, this is like asking why you…

  • So what counts as an invasion?

    I keep encountering the statement that Britain (or at least, England) hasn't been successfully invaded since 1066. I keep wanting to ask, what about…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.