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Rave reviews for Wendy and the girls

These kinds of things always make my day. Mad props to Wendy for her mothering skills and to R&R for just being great kids.

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At the Utah State Fair with the family…

So this was a good time.  We spent a good deal of time looking at animals (Lucy was terrified of the larger animals- cows, goats.)  The girls had a great time on a couple of rides and we bought some … Continue reading

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Lucy in stitches

–Edit:  Just got a message from Erica at Intermountain Healthcare/American, who asked if she could share this post (and related pics) on their Facebook page.  With that, I’d like to share some omitted details.  The folks at Intermountain (AF) were … Continue reading

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Bought a new Equinox 10.4 kayak

Thanks to my interest in open water swimming, which is in thanks to my interest in triathlon, which is in thanks to my interest in running, which is in thanks to my 70-year old dad, who is still running circles … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday

Today, I finally completed a small part of a big project.  I’m trying to virtualize my web servers, so that I can, first off, learn more about the technology (virtualization) and, secondly, consolidate my network at home.  Ironically, it seems … Continue reading

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Memories of Dad- Roxie and Reagan

Nothing was more terrifying for Wendy or me than when Roxie and Reagan were born.  Unceremoniously, they were sent into the NICU (Newborn Intensive Care Unit) and we were left to figure out whether to be happy or sad or … Continue reading

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Hooligans and angry old men

Tonight, after walking out of the movie “Limitless”, I noticed some younger guy drop his trash out onto the parking lot (I mean, he dropped it right in front of about 10 people- blatant.)  It burned me up.  I got … Continue reading

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Watching the girls sleep

Last night, while Wendy and I were watching television, I turned and asked her if she wanted to go with me into the girls’ bedrooms and watch them sleep.  She asked why, but I didn’t know.  Just sounded fun. So … Continue reading

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Just signed up for my first full triathlon, or, "How stupid am I, really?"

After some cajoling and Jedi mind tricks, I convinced Wendy that the smartest, rightest thing to do this year, is for me to sign up for the Pumpkinman Full Triathlon.  With Wendy’s reluctant (but supportive) permission, I signed up.  So … Continue reading

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The 2010 Nelson Newsletter, 2.0 (Your questions answered)

Well, it’s that time of year, again.  It’s time to publish the 2010 Nelson Newsletter.  My editor has been on me to get this thing done for a couple of weeks.  Heaven knows, in this economy, I can’t risk her … Continue reading

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