Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Hans passed another level during the test during the last week of September and did an awesome job. He was moving from Yellow to Orange Belt and had to break a thicker board for this level. It was really fun to watch all of them do the different tests. One young man, in the pictures at the end, got one step closer to his black belt. He has been taking for three or four years.
All advancing to Orange belt had to break a board. In order to do so they are taught to visualize breaking the space between the board and the people holding the board. In that way your hand does not stop at the board but you go all the way through to the person and hence you break it cleanly.
Hans did great and we are proud of him.
Zander is playing ball for the 'Storm' again. Last year in Heber he played on the Storm and now again on the Storm. We could really use a Storm here since there is so much dry. At the beginning of the year Zander did not do well hitting but since he has been doing great. He has had a couple of games where he had multiple hit games as well as receiving a pack of baseball cards after the game from the coach because of his efforts.
He is enjoying baseball a lot and we hope that continues.
Tuesday, October 02, 2007
Pappa and the kids got away to Savannah soon after all came back from Sweden. We all had a blast and went to an old lighthouse on Tybe Island. It was 176 stairs up...and Hans and Emilie each carried the bug a boo for one flight.
We then went over to the beach and played for 90 minutes. Erik loved going into the water...let the wave hit him and then he would fall down and let the sand run under his body.