Kelly is the mother of 5 adorable kids--4 boys and a girl. The girl came in a package with a boy (twins).
Kelly is married to a charming young man who lives and breathes computers. They are also guardians for three nieces and a nephew.
She is active in the community having served as PTA President of a local elementary school,
on the board of the Salt Lake Mothers of Twins, as a district round-table trainer with the Cub Scouts, as a volunteer for Sidelines (a support network for Women on bed rest during pregnancy) and she and her husband are active in the LDS Church.
"And now, my sons, remember, remember that it is upon the rock of our Redeemer,
who is Christ, the Son of God, that ye must build your foundation; that when the devil shall send forth his mighty winds, yea,
his shafts in the whirlwind, yea, when all his hail and his mighty storm shall beat upon you, it shall have no power over you to
drag you down to the gulf of misery and endless wo, because of the rock upon which ye are built, which is a sure foundation,
a foundation whereon if men build they cannot fall."
Thanks to some neighbors we are now the proud owners of two fiesty male Betta fish. The neighbor who gave them to us gave them with very little instructions for their care.
We had a naming vote to decide what to call them. The names of Pinky and the Brain won out.
Luckily, I have a good friend who knows a thing or two about taking care of pet fish...particularly bettas. He was able to give me some very valuable instructions on their care.
When we got them they were in two separate tanks. This, btw, is a very good thing. Male bettas will try and likely succeed at killing one or the other. The tanks came with an aeration pump, but had yet been inserted into the tanks.
Another neighbor had some extra betta food to tie us over until I could get to the closest pet store. It took me over a week to get the necessary supplies to properly clean out the tanks and add the aerator pumps. I also bought some small rocks and some scenery for the tanks.
Finally, this last Saturday, I got the chance to clean out the tanks and get things in place with the aeration, rocks and scenery. At first Pinky was not sure about his new surroundings. The Brain, however, thought it was cool to swim about the plants and loved being able to hide among them.
By the next day Pinky had decided that his tank was okay and has been more lively since.