Category Archives: Autumn

Nevada State Championship Swim Meet


Alex Rider participated in the 2014 Nevada State Championship Meet. He raced in 7 events and made it to finals in 4 events. He achieved all new personal best times and added some new qualification times for event bigger meets coming in 2015! Continue reading

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Vacation to Yellowstone National Park, Day 2


Much to Alex Rider’s chagrin today, we spent most of the day exploring the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone – instead of looking mostly for animals! We hiked the Upper and Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, including a 3/8-mile, 600-vertical-feet … Continue reading

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Vacation to Yellowstone National Park, Day 1


Saturday was our first day in Yellowstone National Park this vacation. We of course saw the many elk and bison that we have seen in the past, but not quite like this! We have seen many bull elk this time regaled … Continue reading

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Views from this weekend’s Boy Scout Family Campout


The boys in the troop were practicing orienteering skills to predict the width of a “river” and the height of a tree using only a compass and their pace size. We were up at Frenchman’s Lake in California. Great venue … Continue reading

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Starting up with school and planning time off already!


We started a few little things the first week of August and then Alex Rider went to the Northern Nevada Boy Scout Jamboree Thursday through Saturday (they were celebrating 100 years of Boy Scouting.) I also had a horrible bout … Continue reading

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