David Gaines

After not receiving the training manual for Daddyhooding, I've been improvising every step of the way. This is my story.
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Najwa and Laundry Duty

Najwa forgot to bring her clothes down in time for the laundry, so she had to figure out how to do her own laundry.

Najwa Becomes a Certified Game Developer

Najwa completes the first of several modules to earn her White Hat Jr. Game Developer Certification.

Najwa “In Class” in a Weird 2020 School Year

Well, the first half of the school year is coming to a close and it's nothing like we've ever seen before. Not in...

Appreciating Every Moment Of It Before It’s the Good Old Days

Whenever I'm adding new blog posts, I tend to pick a random post to read and revisit that moment in time. And can...

Getting COVID Tested

After our trip to Arizona to visit grandpa, we set out to get tested for coronavirus. Four separate flights; three different airports, which...

Jurassic Quest

Several years ago we got Najwa an Xbox. I read some articles about how Minecraft was pretty popular in schools and for kids...

Putting Up The Christmas Tree Already

We usually put up the Christmas tree on Thanksgiving weekend, but since we're traveling that weekend to visit my dad, we decided to put...

Taste Testing The Impossible Burger

Lately I've taken an interest in gene editing. Mostly I've been reading about CRISPR, but then I read an article about the Impossible...

Roosevelt Island

When crossing over I-66 from DC to Virginia along the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge, it barely registers that you briefly cross over Roosevelt Island....

Scaled Back Birthday Celebration at Summers Farm Adventure

Since the world got turned upside down with the spread of the virus, birthday parties have essentially come to an end. There are...

Hiking Whiteoak Canyon Trail in Shenandoah Mountains

Looking for a place to visit among the mountains of the Shenandoah, I randomly picked a hiking trail that led to a waterfall. ...

White Oak Lavender Farm

Just outside Harrisonburg, Virginia, where we were staying for the weekend and the mountains of Shenandoah Valley, where were visiting for another hike in...

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