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Tipton, Michigan

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We rented a farmhouse in Tipton, Michigan, for three nights in order to attend the admission information session at University of Michigan and to tour their School of Engineering. The Tipton farmhouse turned out to be a unique experience both … 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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Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey

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We didn’t know much about Princeton University and thought we would pass it by on our college visit trip to the Northeast this summer. However, as we were driving through New Jersey on the way to Annapolis from Providence, our … 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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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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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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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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