Parents may mean well by passing the sign-up sheet around the office and posting about their child's cookie sales on social media, but there's one big reason why Girl Scout Cookies should be sold by the girls and not the parents.
Ensign Austin Mickelson grew up in a military family. His grandfather was in the Army during the Korean War, and his uncle was in the Army during the 1980s. And now he's applying the lessons he learned from his Boise parents as he rises through the ranks in the Navy.
If you're going to be out trick-or-treating tonight with your own kids but you still want to pass out candy to the neighborhood, this self-serve method will solve your dilemma. And with no potential downsides, this is a total Halloween win.
You know it's going to happen. A couple of months from now when most of us are bundled up head-to-toe battling the wind and snow with hats, thick coats, and cozy lined pants, some other brave soul will walk by in shorts. What possesses these people?