Monthly Archives: February 2019

Private Playground near Gunnison, Utah

During a recent trip to Gunnison, UT, to examine the prospects for automating the area’s irrigation delivery system, I had the opportunity to examine a large private playground unit belonging to the Boore family.  It was constructed and installed by … Continue reading

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Animal Parks Around Jacksonville, Florida

My grandson James enjoys studying animals.  So on our way to Washington DC, we took a brief detour to Jacksonville, Florida.  There we visited 3 wildlife parks. The first was White Oak Conservation north of Jacksonville on the Georgia border. … Continue reading

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Impoverished Primary Schools in Rwenzori Mountain Villages

We first started traveling to Rwenzori Mountain villages to install playground equipment.  However as we got higher and higher into the mountains, we found the village school facilities to more and more primitive.  It became extremely obvious that the schools … Continue reading

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Historic Playground Equipment: Giant Stride

Playgrounds of yore were much more adventuresome.  Swing sets, slides, and monkey bars were much higher, and some would argue more dangerous. Others argue that the newer playgrounds present fewer challenges.  And that is not a good thing.  Be that … Continue reading

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Navajo Mountain Adventure Tours

Enjoy horseback riding, ATVing, and 4-Wheeling in one of the most remote and beautiful locations in the lower United States. Navajo Mountain is located on the Utah/Arizona border and just east of Lake Powell.  The mountain itself functions as a sentinel … Continue reading

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LDS Church Members Encouraged to Engage with the World

I remember a comment on the bloggernacle to the effect that:  LDS mags are the least read periodicals with the largest circulation.  I would tend to agree with that assessment. But the latest Ensign (Feb 2019) actually has some worthwhile reading.  There … Continue reading

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