Category Archives: Jacob

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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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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Summer STEM Program at the US Naval Academy

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We found out this week that Jacob got accepted to the Summer STEM Program at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Selection is based on grades, class ranking, extracurricular activities and … 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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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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First day of school 2021

This year they started school on August 12th. Jacob was wearing his new yeti shirt bought in Bar Harbor, Maine.

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