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If the youngest is bored enough, he will take whatever he can get to pass the time. Even the braille tutor app on Dad's phone.

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Our friends have returned from their winter trip.

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Managing homework on a game board

It was no surprise to me when remote learning hit our house in March and our oldest viewed due dates as the day he needed to start working on the assignment. I had to get creative to change that viewpoint.

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How to Train Your Dragon: Ten years later

I lost track of how many times my son watched the original How To Train Your Dragon movie. The conservative estimate is well over 50 times within the first year of its DVD release. Sure, this was not the first time a kid wanted a favorite show on repeat, nor would it be the last. What surprised me was that I was right there next to him for nearly every showing, and nearly all of those viewings were voluntary.

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Our trip to Iceland

My wife and I traveled to Iceland in June 2019. We hit most of the popular spots and some less popular spots as well.

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Photos: Gullfoss

Gullfoss, the Gold or Golden Falls, is one of the biggest waterfalls in Europe and the namesake of Iceland’s Golden Circle. The falls are located south of the glacier Langjökull and northwest of Geysir. The Hvitá river flows from its source, the glacial lake Hvitárvatn, southwest for 40 kilometers before it reaches the gorge at Gullfoss.

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Photos: Þingvellir

As someone who loves both geography and history, Þingvellir was one of the places I knew I had to visit.

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