Re: A kind gesture
H. James Perlberg, III (jperlberg@JUNO.COM)
Wed, 12 Feb 1997 05:00:02 EST
Hear! Hear! (What more can I add to Michael's eloquent statement...)
Jim Perlberg, EMT N2WKB "Fear Not" Isaiah 43:1 So. Hudson Tres Dias
Webelos Den Leader, Pack 271 Mahopac Falls
Roundtable Staff, Muscoot District, Westchester Putnam Council
Looking forward to the day when I can say "I usta be an ..."
On Wed, 12 Feb 1997 03:25:43 -0500 "Michael F. Bowman"
>Thank you for extending an act of unselfish kindness in sharing a
>pleasant wish with all of us on Scouts-L. I am sorry that some of our
>number have been jaded by bad experiences or were unable to recognize
>intention behind your act. It seems that using this medium to
>communicate, while wonderful and exciting, is also difficult because
>lack the cues from voice, body language, etc. that we normally would
>in face-to-face communications. To make up for these cues it is easy
>read things into a message based on one's experiences and attitudes.
>guess this experience just serves to remind each of us that we really
>need to be careful to not read too much into what a message sender is
>Many who are new here may not know how many times you have stepped
>forward to help another Scouter with a good suggestion or an idea to
>the boys. Even fewer know of the hours you spent without asking for
>recognition when you colorized graphics of Scout badges so that other
>Scouters could use them.
>Lydia you are a wonderful Scouter and I'm glad that we have you around
>this virtual roundtable that never ends.
>Speaking only for myself in the Scouting Spirit, Michael F. Bowman
>Dep.Dist.Commissioner-Training, G.W.Dist., NCAC, BSA (Virginia)
>U. S. Scouting Service Project FTP Site Administrator (PC Area)
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