Category Archives: Sports

The Week that Was; Wow

Last Friday, we headed to Springdale and Zion National Park.  Despite the COVID-19 threat, we decided to go ahead with our mother’s 100th birthday party to be held at Zion’s lodge.  Forty invitees indicated that they were still planning on … 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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Constructing a New Elementary School in Mbale, Uganda

Judy Nalube has been a long-time Uganda country coordinator for a Utah NGO:  the SeeeMe Foundation.  Last year, SeeeMe started contruction on an elementary school that operates just west of Mbale, Uganda.  The school initially has 3 classrooms, an office … Continue reading

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Uganda’s Adventure Park

On our way south to Kabale, Uganda, I noticed what appeared to be an interesting development on the side of a mountain near the Great Lakes Resort.  Returning back toward Kampala, we stopped.  To our surprise, behind the resort we … Continue reading

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Installing Swing Sets in Roma Romania

Recently a friend Bret, his cousin George, and I traveled to Eastern Europe to install 2 swing sets in central Romania. The work was coordinated by an LDS service missionary couple.  They lined us up with a British couple working … Continue reading

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Old-time Playground in Frenchglenn, Oregon

The small community of Frenchglen, Oregon, is a through-back in time.  Everyplace along the main drag is quaintly old.  And that goes for the schoolhouse. After my son, 3 granddaughters, and I had a picnic lunch adjacent to the funky … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the Navajo Playground in Aneth UT

Years ago, the Aneth Chapter of the Navajo Nation had a playground just north of their Chapterhouse.  The Aneth Chapter is located in the southeastern corner of Utah in the 4-Corners region. The original playground had fallen into serious disrepair. … Continue reading

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