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, May 29, 2011
Ellie gave her animal report this week in kindergarten. Her big sister Whitney helped her research and prepare her report on Okapis. Ellie will tell you that they look like a cross between a zebra and giraffe, and are found in Central Africa. She did an wonderful job presenting her report!
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.