Category Archives: From Lam’s Desk

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James turned 10

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James had his second strep throat this summer right before he turned 10 years old on August 19; consequently, our life was stressful and hectic around the time of his birthday, alternating between Tylenol and Ibuprofen and antibiotics day and … Continue reading

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Summer Poems

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Our air-conditioner broke down a few weeks ago and we have had to open our windows to ventilate the house in an effort to stay cool in this late August heat. Although it felt considerably miserable cooking daily without air-conditioner, … Continue reading

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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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