Author Archives: David and Lam

About David and Lam

A smitten couple and loving parents in our early 40s. We have lived in 3 different countries together. We dream of living in a fourth country together after our children grow up. We love long walks in the woods, climbing mountains, boating, traveling, reading, and being together. Both David and Lam are old souls who love quietness and meaningful conversations in which we ponder the truth and mysteries of life as well as discuss philosophical and ethical matters. We especially like to enjoy the small pleasures of daily life.

After a long summer holiday, school has finally begun

This year Jacob takes 6 classes: AP Chemistry, AP Literature, AP US Government, Honors Algebra 2, Advanced Topics in Math, and Python (a computer programming language). He has to go to Central Kentucky Career Academy for Python (near our house), … Continue reading

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Jacob’s STEM program certificate from the Naval Academy

We are proud of Jacob for having been selected and having flown to Baltimore and back by himself. During the week of this camp, we were worried and called a few times to check on him, but he seemed to … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk concert in Nashville, Tennessee – Jacob’s first-ever concert

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David and Jacob went to Nashville together for an Edward Jones’ summer regional meeting. They took this opportunity to check out Vanderbilt University (right across the street from their hotel) and went to a Kraftwerk concert. Kraftwerk, formed in Düsseldorf … Continue reading

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Washington, D.C.

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On this trip to Washington, D.C. we did not spend a lot of time exploring the museums and monuments as there were too many tourists there trying to do the same thing. We need to go back there at a … Continue reading

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Naval Academy Maritime Museum

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The Naval Academy Maritime Museum welcomes 100,000 visitors every year from all over the world. Illustrations of US naval traditions and some historical landmarks Displays of important American naval artifacts British as well as American ship models We find ships, … Continue reading

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Our Spring front porch

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Our climbing rose has finally bloomed today on our 19th wedding anniversary.

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United States Naval Academy

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The Continental Navy established on October 13, 1775, was disbanded after the American Revolutionary War. Under the second President John Adams, in response to the threat to American merchant shipping by Barbary pirates in the Mediterranean, the Naval Act 1794 … Continue reading

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Annapolis, Maryland

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We drove to Annapolis during Spring break to explore the US Naval Academy’s campus where Jacob will be for a week this summer and to attend their admission information session as part of our quest to find a suitable university … Continue reading

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Jacob passed his driver’s permit test

Yesterday morning Jacob passed his driver’s permit test in Columbia, KY. He immediately asked David to let him back up the car afterwards. We hope everyone has a good weekend. James is going to a Spring Fling dance at his … Continue reading

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Our townhome at Mariner’s Landing in Annapolis, Maryland

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When we first arrived in Annapolis after a 10-hour and 15-minute drive from Campbellsville, we went first to the local grocery store Giant to check it out and to get provisions. We were surprised to find out that our rented … Continue reading

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