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, February 19, 2012
Chess Merit Badge
It's Pow Wow season and the boy's have been working on merit badges. The Chess merit badges is brand new and the boys had fun earning it. Steve was pleased to last the longest playing chess against the merit badge counselor.
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.