My beautiful wife had signed up to run a race a few months ago, and then promptly developed foot pain and was unable to continue training. It was sad.
The race was today, and we went out to Antelope Island to claim our race packet, and just do something fun outside this week.
We found a hiking trail that just happened to be the route that everyone was running.
By the time we got hiking it was just about nap time, and for whatever reason, he just didn't want to be in his external frame baby backpack.
But after thrashing around for a few minutes, I took that video. Then I showed him the video, and he thought it was funny to see a baby crying like that, and calmed down.
He ended up having fun, though he got a little toasted, because he hates wearing hats.
That place is fun. You basically go back in time to see how Utah looked when the Pioneers rolled in. It's a very pretty, rugged, desolate place, and you can visit for only 9 dollars a day. It's very pleasant in March. Go check it out sometime.
So I was trying to wait at least a month before I ran on my foot that had been hurting. But today the Ellipticon machines were all occupied, and since I don't think they are intended for tandem users, I decided to try running. I started out and felt pretty good, the running muscles were being worked out. At about 20 minutes, my shoe felt like part of it was coming loose and shifting around. Then after a few more minutes I realized that it was something in my foot that was shifting around, so I stopped. Dang.
I guess I'll have to wait a little bit longer to run. In the meantime the Ellipticon will be my heart rate elevator of choice.
is pretty good. On our way to Manti, we stopped at this famous restaurant in old Downtown Provo called Los Hermanos. It was delicious and I found the area of town very charming. I was seriously considering checking out PR firms in Provo. It may be a nice place to live.
They have a delicious drink there called Diablo Verde. Everything that we ordered was simply delicious. If you get the Fajita plate, get the full plate and share it with your partner, because it is a lot of food. Check it out sometime.
I watched some of the closing of the Olympics last night, and the Russians are the next hosts for the winter games. As part of handing the torch to the Russians, the Russians sang their national anthem. I heard the same song from the 'Hunt for Red October', the old communist USSR anthem.
Apparently when the USSR fell, they got rid of the old anthem, then sometime recently they decided to bring it back, except they changed a few words.
This is coming from the country that allowed Putin to CREATE a new position in the government, Prime Minister, in order for him to stay in charge.
The same country where journalists who criticize the Government conveniently get shot to death on their way home from the grocery store.