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Who is in charge here?

I was recently asked a question by my 2 1/2 year old that gave me pause.  “Daddy, who is in charge, me or (Big Brother)?”  If he had stopped at “Daddy, who is in charge,” I would have given little thought to the ...
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Putt Putt Boat craft project

Recently my two young boys (2 and 4) were watching a movie called Ponyo.  I'd never seen it and was actually half dozing on the couch with them when a toy boat in the movie caught my attention.  I Googled "Ponyo boat" and ...
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Be The Match – Bone Marrow Donors

I read an article today in Utah’s Deseret News by Lois M. Collins entitled, “Young adults learn it's not so hard to save a life.”  I must admit that this article dispelled many misconceptions I had about bone marrow ...
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SLAS Star Party Tonight at Wheeler Farm

The Salt Lake Astronomical Society (SLAS) is hosting a star party tonight (Friday September 20, 2103) at Wheeler Farm.  If you and/or your kids are interested in space or if you just want to try something new tonight then ...
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Children’s Bedtime Stories

Reading children's bedtime stores to my kids is one of my favorite activities as a dad.  There are days when this love is tested, but in general I find story time to be some of the best spent minutes of my life.  There ...
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Red Cliffs Desert Reserve

The Red Cliffs Desert Reserve is a 20 mile wide 6 mile deep wilderness area that was set aside in 1996 for the protection of the Mojave Desert Tortoise and other rare plants and wildlife.  It is a scenic desert landscape ...