The koru is the Māori name given to the new unfurling fern frond and symbolizes
new life, growth, strength and peace.
Photo by Whitney
Sunday, November 7, 2010
Daniel recently passed the test to receive his purple belt in karate. The test is quite rigorous, which is why he looks beat. He has since been invited to join the teen/adult classes instead of the children's classes and he loving the greater challenge.
Our family loves travel, hiking, camping, birding, reading alound,
biking and playing games together. We currently live in Utah with our 5 children.
Whitney, 17 is a serious student and award winning needle felter. Steve L. is 15 and a Boy Scout. He is a Lego enthusiast, a veracious reader, and a great actor and public speaker. Daniel is 12 and a 1st class Scout and competition fencer. Janey is 10 and loves life. She loves being on the swim team, sewing, cooking and playing the violin. Ellie is 7. She loves dancing, reading and is quite the artist.