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A really long way on a dirt road

This past weekend I completed in the “Molesworth Run” and 38miles/62km run through Molesworth Station, NZ’s biggest sheep & beef station (or farm) at almost 450,000 acres. This race has been happening for 22years. Last year it was cancelled due to the nearby Kaikoura…

What did you Gain from that?

In the October school holidays we (SU) started a brand new camp in Marlborough called Gain Camp. Its been a long time since SU had a presence there… and now we are back & here are some of the highlights.

“I-heard-from-God-on-this-one”… REALLY?

This thought dawned on me today as we watched yet another mass shooting in the US happen. So much has been written and reported about them. Lines drawn, sides picked and blame assigned. Most of the time it has fallen along political lines. But…

2.5

Today was one of those days. No not a bad one but perhaps a perfect one. The day started amazingly with this view. Then we decided to get out as a family for the day. Which for us means something active. Before we left…

The “Wet” Grand Canyon

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of being part of a staff development trip with some of the staff from Adventure Specialities. An organization that SU works closely with. We drove a short distance out of Christchurch to Glentui Bush where we spent…

A 5 day adventure 

Last weekend was Labor Day weekend here in NZ. And while many got to take Monday off. I had to work. And when describe work you might just roll your eyes. I got to help plan & particulate in a 5 day rafting trip…

Where’d She “Learn” That?

Recently we have noticed that Moana has been adding words almost daily to her vocabulary. Then even starting to string sentences together. However perhaps the most noticeable observation I have had is the inflection in her voice. When this occurs (in English anyway) it…