Category Archives: Stories from the Jounrey

A Covid Journal, Day 61, Sunday, May 10, 2020 – Mother’s Day – and Getting Through Covid

By Bruce A. Smith Happy Mother’s Day, everyone. I just talked with my Mom in New York, and she continues to “hang in there.” My sister was with her, as she was giving my Mom’s caregiving team a few days … Continue reading

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Remembering Wauwepex

By Bruce A. Smith Editor’s Note: One of the most pleasant parts of our current Covid Quarantine is strengthening old friendships. For me, that has been connecting with my ol’ Boy Scout buddies. Most of us met at our summer … Continue reading

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Life in a Boy Scout Camp – More tales from Camp Wauwepex

By Clifton Lamar Jones Special to the Mountain News-WA The following was written after reading Bruce Smith’s accounting of his scouting history.  After reading his article I was so taken back with his heartfelt words of Camp Wauwepex and my … Continue reading

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Fatherhood in a New Age – a tale of alien abduction coming to RISK!

By Bruce A. Smith I do not know if this story is true, at least in the usual sense of that word. What I do believe is that this story has a truth, a compelling truth that lies behind the … Continue reading

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The Twists and Turns of Life – a true tale from Stories of the Journey

By Bruce A. Smith The following story is a selection from my upcoming book: Stories of the Journey – From the Suburbs of NY to God-Realization, due in early 2019. I’ve come to realize that I am an adventurer. I’m … Continue reading

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Wauwepex – a tale of a scout camp and a young man – from “Stories from the Journey”

By Bruce A. Smith Wauwepex was the Boy Scout camp that saved my life growing up. Or at least my soul. It was a place I loved – and still do – but it was also a place where I … Continue reading

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Stories from the Journey launches at YouTube

By Bruce A. Smith I am proud to announce the launch of my “Stories from the Journey” channel at YouTube. The first selection posted is titled: The Home Run, and it explores the deeper issues encountered after I hit a … Continue reading

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