Celebrate 100 years of the Girl Scout cookie

6:47 am Jan. 18, 2017

A hundred years ago, just a few years after Girl Scouts began, a group of girls in Muskogee, Okla., made homemade sugar cookies and sold them  to fund their activities.

A tradition began.

By 1922 cookie selling

What being a Girl Scout leader has taught me

5:22 am Jan. 18, 2017

I wrote this column four years ago about being a Girl Scout leader and what it has taught me. It still rings true:

Beginning Saturday, you’ll start seeing Girl Scouts at many of the stores you

What selling Girl Scout cookies teaches girls

5:10 am Jan. 18, 2017

I wrote this column five years ago, when my daughter was a second-grader. Five year’s later, she’s still a scout and I’m still their leader:

“Would you like to buy some Girl Scout cookies?”

That is what you’re going to hear outside stores starting today. Though Girl Scout cookie sales started Wednesday, things really get rolling on Saturday, the first day of booth sales.

I’m a Girl Scout troop leader for 11 second-

Share your Girl Scout cookies memories

5:02 am Jan. 18, 2017

Today, we’re celebrating the 100th birthday of the Girl Scout cookie with the start of the Girl Scout cookie season in Central Texas.

I’m a Girl Scout leader for my 13-year-old daughter’s troop and was a