Category Archives: Hobbies

A Plan for Future Blogging

I’ve started roaming YouTube for videos of anything I want to do but don’t quite know how to do.  I’ve found that there are videos how to do just about anything!  I love that people document how they do stuff … Continue reading

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Fourth Grade Mission Project

I describe visiting all 21 missions in California and making models of them with my children as they passed through 4th grade. Continue reading

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Researching Dreadnoughts for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Last year, my wife gave me a plastic model of the super-dreadnought USS Arizona (BB-39). For those of you who were educated in public school, the USS Arizona was attacked and sunk at battleship row in Pearl Harbor on December … Continue reading

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Why read?

Recently I was given a Kindle as a belated Christmas present.  My wife and I make it a priority that our kids read a half hour every day.  I find myself reading all the time. Sometimes I pick up books … Continue reading

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In the Battle

I find that the daily battle just to keep my head is wearing on me.  The Evil Sorcerer Zyll tries to destroy me. >Move  >Up You are carrying too much and must drop something before moving. >Drop Object  >Broadsword Ok … Continue reading

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Hiking the John Muir Trail

Ever since I was brought to Yosemite as a kid, the John Muir Trail has stood as an enticing challenge, a legend, a myth in my heart. The John Muir Trail begins in Yosemite Valley and ends at the highest … Continue reading

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Remembering my hike to Half Dome in Yosemite

Seeing a video on Half Dome brought back great memories of doing this hike in the summer of 1991 and again in 1993.  I also went to Cloud’s Rest in 1993.  If you don’t mind the bus ride to Tenaya … Continue reading

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