Monthly Archives: August 2016

More Playground Equipment for Uganda

During a recent trip to Uganda, my progeny and I installed and delivered quite a bit of playground equipment at isolated and poorer locales throughout the country. We installed swing sets at 7 locations:  1 at a school adjacent to … Continue reading

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LDS Church and Religious Freedom

In a recent article in the Ensign (Sept 2016), Elder Ronald Rasband tries to defend the LDS Church’s current obsession with religious freedom.  He relates the following hypothetical story: One day at work a co-worker approached Samantha, and said she had heard … Continue reading

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DIY: Vertical Tire Climbers for Playgrounds

As companion pieces to swing sets, climbing towers provide a different type of exercise.  They are also relatively easy to install, and children enjoy them.  We have tried two basic designs.  The totally metal towers are described here. We recently … Continue reading

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