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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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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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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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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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