Tag Archives: Homeschooling

Throwback Thursday – Valley Forge, PA

March 20, 2014

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Tweet Bear with me as we hitch up our time machine and head back in time for Throwback Thursday. The amount of pictures we take borders on absurdity and it’s impossible for me to keep up without an assistant. So … Continue reading

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A Memorable Memorial Weekend

April 4, 2013

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Tweet Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia We began our  four day Memorial Day memorial tour on a Friday at Manassas National Battlefield Park. This was where the first major land battle of the American Civil War, most commonly referred to … Continue reading

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The Third Branch is a Charm

April 1, 2013

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Tweet Too be honest I am a little DC-ed out. I am now. I was then. But there is so much to see and learn in Washington D.C. And what kind of homeschooling parent would I be if I took … Continue reading

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First President and Fortune Teller? – George Washington Birthplace National Monument

October 3, 2012

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Tweet Brent has been working a lot lately. This is good. Very good. Unfortunately, it means he misses out on a lot of places and I’m left to wrangle these guys myself. On our way to our new campsite at … Continue reading

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Hard Tack and Ticks at Yorktown National Battlefield and Victory Center

September 26, 2012

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Tweet It was a perfect spring day when I took the boys to Yorktown, the last stop of the historic triangle. Like Historic Jamestown and Jamestown Settlement there are two sites to visit, Yorktown National Battlefield and Yorktown Victory Center. … Continue reading

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Tragedy and the Tricorne at Colonial Williamsburng

September 19, 2012

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Tweet Thing Two was mad at me. This is not unusual. Everyday, it seems one of my kids is mad at me for some reason or other. Mad because I “make” them do school. Mad because I ask them to … Continue reading

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Historic Jamestown

September 5, 2012

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Tweet Historic Jamestown, located a few miles from Jamestown Settlement, is the location of the original Jamestown colony. There isn’t as much to do at the Historic Jamestown as there is at Jamestown Settlement. There aren’t any boats to climb … Continue reading

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Jamestown Settlement

August 30, 2012

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Tweet After visiting St. Augustine, the oldest continuously occupied city in the United States and Roanoke, the first unsuccessful English colony where the settlers mysteriously disappeared, we surely couldn’t miss Jamestown, the first succesful English settlement in the United States. In 1607, 13 years before … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day in Orlando, Florida

March 18, 2012

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Tweet If there is one thing our kids miss about school, it would be sugar class parties. If there is one thing our kids miss about living in Ventura, it would be friends. Spending ten days in Orlando with other … Continue reading

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Chickmauga and Trouble in Tannehill

February 27, 2012

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Tweet We’ve been busy and a little bit lazy. I think it’s the Florida sun. It’s hard to stay indoors and write when there so much beauty outdoors. Except I miss you. I miss sharing our adventures with our little … Continue reading

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