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Long Trip to Illinois to Visit New Grandson (and his parents)
Thursday, June 03, 2010      1 comments

Last Monday (May 24th), we got a call from our son telling us that they were in the hospital because his wife's water broke and the baby was coming - a month early! So we hustled up and got ready to go and headed out about 1 PM that day to head ... Read more
18% Body Fat - Not bad for an old guy
Saturday, March 06, 2010      2 comments

A few weeks ago I went to get a health assessment at work. Our insurance company sponsors these to help us be aware of where we are and what we can do to improve our health. They do a good basic checkup consisting of blood pressure, cholesterol ... Read more
My Adventure with Hunting in Utah
Thursday, November 05, 2009      4 comments

DISCLAIMER! This blog talks about hunting and while not graphic (I've left out the yucky and/or gross parts), if you are sensitive about hunting, you have been informed. I'm writing this a couple of weeks after because things have been so... Read more
My Fitness Journey
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      4 comments

I've been an outdoor enthusiast all my life, but for quite a few years I was unable to do more than walk from the car to the picnic table because of my declining health and weight. I turned 50 in July of 2004. At that time I weighed about 240 po... Read more
Chloe and the Sprinklers - A Wet Walk (video blog)
Friday, September 11, 2009      4 comments

It's been hot this summer and when Chloe (my golden retriever puppy) and I walk before the sun goes down we both get kind of hot, so we play in the sprinklers. We have a lot of fun and Chloe gets really wet and sometimes I do too, but it's all p... Read more
Camping Trip - The Play Hard after Working Hard Lifestyle
Sunday, August 09, 2009      4 comments

I just got back from a camping trip to Posey Lake in the Boulder mountain area of Utah. It was a family reunion type of camp with all of my children and grandchildren coming for the week. We had a blast. We do a 'Dad's hike' with the boys and... Read more
Two Firsts for Chloe
Sunday, July 12, 2009      4 comments

This weekend I went to Posey Lake in the southern Utah mountains to go camping. I took Chloe (my 9 month old golden retriever) of course. This was her first camping experience. The campground was a 4.5 hour drive from our house. I know that's a ... Read more
Going Camping!
Thursday, July 09, 2009      2 comments

We're headed out for the hills in the morning for a camping weekend. It's only until Saturday night, so it's not long, but it will be sweet! This will be Chloe's first camp out with us. I think she's going to love it. She travels so well in the ... Read more
Summer Hike with Chloe
Friday, July 03, 2009      2 comments

Today I went on a hike to East Hickman Canyon which is in the Stansbury mountains (2nd mountain range west of Salt Lake City) in Utah. Chloe, my 8 month old golden retriever went with me because we go almost everywhere together. She is a joy to ... Read more
It's a Journey - Not a Destination
Monday, November 10, 2008      1 comments

I've been working on being healthier for about 3 years now (since my heart attack in 2005). I lost about 60 pounds and maintained it for a couple of years. Last year I had some big stresses in my life like moving (sold my house but couldn't clos... Read more