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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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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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Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta

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It was New Year’s Day and a heavily rainy morning when we woke up bright and early to get ready for our first trip in 2022. We were driving from Campbellsville, KY, to Atlanta, Georgia, to visit the campus of … Continue reading

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Tybee Island, Georgia

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As we cruised down the main “drag” on Tybee Island, we felt as if we had been transported back to Hua Hin, the beach resort town in Thailand where David and I met 21 years ago. This town has an … Continue reading

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Carter Caves State Park

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When we arrived at Carter Caves State Park, we found picnic tables alongside Tygarts Creek, the creek originating from Tygarts State Forest. We parked and took out our cooler to have lunch at one of the table. The boys loved … Continue reading

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