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Crystal Onyx Cave

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We spent our Labor Day underground in Crystal Onyx Cave. It was spectacular! Our guide, Cheryl who is originally from Michigan but is now living in Idaho, was enthusiastically knowledgeable about the mechanism of all cave formations and had great … Continue reading

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Our boat ride at Kenlake State Resort Park

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We rented a pontoon boat to go out for an hour on the Kentucky Lake. Amongst us, Jacob enjoyed his first boat ride most of all.

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Back to school

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Jacob and James started school last Wednesday. The girl in the pink dress on the bus is Lucy, James’ friend in his kindergarten class.

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Forest Park in St Louis

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We had lunch in Forest Park at The Boat House where Jacob and James had so much fun feeding the ducks and fish.

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James’ 6th birthday party

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James and we all had a fun time celebrating his 6th birthday – a true milestone – at Auntie Karen’s house in Kansas.

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Special Exhibit of First Moon Landing in Saint Louis Science Center

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We were lucky to catch a free special exhibit of the Apollo 11 Mission in the St Louis Science Center. While not on tour, these artifacts are normally on display in the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C..

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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library

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En route to Kansas we visited Springfield, Illinois, to tour Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library. It was worth the time and energy as we really enjoyed the exhibits showcasing his life and political career. The wax figures are extremely … Continue reading

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