Vacationing While Fluffy (Fat, Chunky, Overweigt, etc.) – 304

I had one of the most enjoyable vacations (with my children) that I've ever had. I'd like to give some love to everyone in New England, you all are some truly awesome people and your towns, countryside and cities are beautiful. We got back home to Pasadena and literally within a day everyone, kids included, … Continue reading Vacationing While Fluffy (Fat, Chunky, Overweigt, etc.) – 304

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Parenting Lessons from Skipping Rocks

"Now hold it just like this, like a frisbee, but smaller." His large, dark, rough hands would move my chubby little fingers on the oblate river rock. "It's all in the snap. In the wrist. You have to get low and snap your hand forward, but hook the rock with your finger so it spins. … Continue reading Parenting Lessons from Skipping Rocks

Bozeman, Part 2 – Bear Spray and Salmon Sandwiches

I told you there would be more. First, I cannot stress how much the idea of something eating me alive bothers me. And not just in the logical “Something is killing me, I must live” basic response to that idea; it’s one of the legit fears that I have. I’ve had nightmares of being consumed by something, … Continue reading Bozeman, Part 2 – Bear Spray and Salmon Sandwiches

Bozeman, Montana: Part 1 – A Study of Beautiful Inconsistencies

Let me start by saying I've only been in Bozeman for a day, yet I'm already in love with it. No I'm not working for Bozeman Tourism or trying to sell something, I just like this place. It's a funky little city with a quaint small town feel. On the outskirts of the city there are all … Continue reading Bozeman, Montana: Part 1 – A Study of Beautiful Inconsistencies

Finding the Means to Live Deliberately

"We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn, which does not forsake us in our soundest sleep. I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by a conscious endeavor. It is something to … Continue reading Finding the Means to Live Deliberately