Jogging on the beach with Marina

Jogging on the beach with Marina

When I used to live over in Sugarhouse, I used to get Marina in the jogging stroller and head to Sugarhouse Park.  The east side of the Valley is obviously favored by the government, with a plethora of large phenomenal parks that are perfect for jogging or practicing...
Dinosaurs Hatching

Dinosaurs Hatching

Marina loves to play this game.  She pretends like I am mommy dinosaur and she is an egg.  I am supposed to pretend that I hear something, an egg cracking, and then see a baby come out of the egg.  Its a great home game, but when we play it in public… its a...
Ahimsa: A lesson learned.

Ahimsa: A lesson learned.

I wrote a blog entry a while ago about teaching Marina to value and respect life.  One of the most important aspects of respecting life is the Hindu concept of Ahimsa. Even though I am Christian, I find a lot of value in this concept and think Hinduism teaches respect...

Daddy’s Cooking

I like to cook at home, its the dishes I hate doing.  I think Marina has come to the conclusion that because I don’t cook, I must not be very good at it.  I would say most of my friends (who have never tried my cooking) would come to the same conclusion.  However, a 4...
Bluey Goes Backpacking

Bluey Goes Backpacking

After Velociraptor went on a river rafting trip, Bluey signed up to go on the next trip with daddy.  This trip was a 20 mile backpacking trip in the Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument.  It was a trail called Death Hollow, which is considered by some writers,...