Anyone associated with scouting knows the boy scout motto:
But apparently it needs to be updated.
Yesterday a lady from Canada comes up the pharmacy window with a question about her son. It was one of those typical mom questions we get all the time. Little Ricky has the beginnings of a cold and she wants to know what I can give to the young man to help him out. We're actually trained to deal with these questions. As I'm telling her what I think she should do, a man, walking by, interrupts...
"I'm a scout master. What he needs is Airborne. I give it to all my scouts when they're feeling ill. It fixes them right up."
The amazing scout master proudly walks away, having done his good deed for the day.
I explain my thoughts on Airborne and why it isn't magic. The lady chooses to heed my advice.
Now don't get me wrong. I have boys that are scouts and one of them earned the Eagle Scout award. I think scouting is great for young men.
But I think this scout master needs to adopt a new scout motto:
Be Prepared to MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS!