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avatar Dirt Promoted for Worthwhile Childhood Activity
September 04, 2009 08:03AM
(FF: Perhaps a 5 pound bag would make a good Christmas gift.)

http://fwp.mt.gov/news/article_8384.aspx

The Scoop on Dirt
Plain old dirt is such an important part of the natural world it is surprising there isn’t a "Dirt Forever" club. In fact, dirt is as interesting and full of life as any wildlife species.

Dirt is also a fundamental way for kids to connect with nature and that is something the experts say isn’t happening enough these days. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks strongly encourages families to get outside together in the face of what appears to be a national trend away from outdoor play. ......

(large picture from article)
http://fwp.mt.gov/news/download.aspx?id=c617ba62-55e6-401f-a161-dc3b2112298b



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/04/2009 08:13AM by Frank Furter.
avatar Re: Dirt Promoted for Worthwhile Childhood Activity
September 04, 2009 09:04AM
I didn't read the article but I couldn't agree more:



Many times photos don't show up when I goof them up from "work" so it's here:
http://picasaweb.google.com/dale.dekeyser/JustRidiculousCrap#5377642923383317906

Or you can check it out here:
http://www.gamespot.com/psp/driving/dirt2/index.html

Although I am more looking forward to Motorstrom Arctic Edge.

(ok, I did read the article... and I love how people write "some studies report ... blah blah"winking smiley
avatar Re: Dirt Promoted for Worthwhile Childhood Activity
September 04, 2009 04:16PM
Dirt promotes the immune system. No brainer.

My parents knew that too...thus my first minibike at age 9...
avatar Re: Dirt Promoted for Worthwhile Childhood Activity
September 04, 2009 04:23PM
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Vince
my first minibike at age 9...

First head injury at 9.001?
avatar Re: Dirt Promoted for Worthwhile Childhood Activity
September 04, 2009 04:36PM
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Vince
my first minibike at age 9...

First head injury at 9.001?

LOL no, helmet a must. This is not to say crashing your bike isn't allowed, that's accepted as a given, too smiling smiley
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