Category Archives: Jacob

Boston and Quincy in Massachusetts

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In Massachusetts we spent time in Boston and Quincy. In Boston, we attended the admission information session at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and took a guided tour of the campus. In Quincy, we visited John Adams’ house and took … Continue reading

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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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We went to Pittsburgh this summer to attend the admission information session at Carnegie Mellon University. After sitting through the session and walking around the campus, Jacob decided that he is likely to not be interested in the academic tradition … Continue reading

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Our family in 2022

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We went to JC Penney in Louisville for a studio sitting for family portraits and David’s updated work head shot. We want to remember keenly Jacob being 16 years old and James being 10 years old as well as such … 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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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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