Catching the dinosaurs on video

Ok so Marina is starting to question whether her dinosaurs really come alive at night.  She asked me to set up camera’s to see if I could catch them.  So i did my best to make Greenie come alive.  Greenie supposedly dumped a cup of water on me while I was...
Martial Arts for Protection and Life

Martial Arts for Protection and Life

I have watched the news lately and I have seen so many crimes against women. Now I don’t think crime against women is any worse than the same crime against anyone else. However, it hits closer to home when I think of my daughter when she is 12 being killed by a...
Teaching is for the Birds

Teaching is for the Birds

Feeding birds is more than a captivating activity that kids love. It is a great way to teach kids some life lessons. Marina and I have fed the birds before, but this time I decided to turn it into a learning experience. A learning experience, that I plan to reinforce...
Playing Junior Ranger on the Way to Donut Falls

Playing Junior Ranger on the Way to Donut Falls

Last week we hiked Timp. At the top, a ranger told us about the Junior Ranger program. After we hiked down, Marina wanted to do the Junior   Ranger Booklet and get her Junior Ranger badge. She was super excited  as she got both a badge and a patch. She got an...
Timpanogos Hiking to the Cave

Timpanogos Hiking to the Cave

For the past several months Marina has been playing cave woman. Her fascination with cave thingys started with the movie The Croods. Actually it was a combination of things. She watched the Croods for the first time early last year. A little later we hiked [Little...