Category Archives: Faraway Trips and Local Outings

Naval Academy Maritime Museum

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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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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James’ first-ever track meet

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Campbellsville Independent Schools met Taylor County Schools for a friendly track competition. James ran for Campbellsville Independent Schools in two events: boys’ 100-meter and boys’ relay. This event took place at the Taylor County track field which is right across … Continue reading

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Museum of Natural History and Science in Cincinnati Museum Center

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Some interactive exhibits Some more interactive exhibits Jacob and James launched into this after checking out the dinosaur skeletons. Jacob enjoyed the wind-making experiment a great deal and kept blowing wind into us. Some scientific facts The last photo shows … Continue reading

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Kennedy Space Center and some of its iconic artifacts

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This place merits a second visit for an in-depth tour of its launching facilities and the Apollo area. Happy exploring!

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Cocoa Beach, Florida

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We came to Cocoa Beach for our beach vacation this year so that we can visit Kennedy Space Center which is less than a 15-minute drive from there and can hopefully watch a rocket launch by SpaceX. Situated on the … Continue reading

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Legoland in Winter Haven, Florida

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Bucees Although this is a post about Legoland and our experiences in Winter Haven, Bucees deserves a mention. Before we crossed the Georgia – Florida border, we checked out the famed Texan travel center chain called Bucees. We were curious … Continue reading

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