Originally Posted by Derbylicious
On the subject of merit badges I loved working towards them as a child. It gave me a sense of accomplishment. I started out with things that I already had a grasp on and worked out towards things that I had never experienced before. Some of it was positive and other things made me realize that they were things I really wasn't into at all. But now I have all sorts of info in my head to draw on if I need it.
I like the tangible, physical records of accomplishments, though my wardrobe these days would "clash with the sash". I seem to still own a staggering amount of olive drab clothing, however...