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Random Thoughts

Welcome to the writer’s workshop day. I had to chose a topic to write about. I was little torn this week between a few of them. For example, I could write a blog post inspired by the word pair or something my child has said that made me smile. The third choice was to write about my favorite musical artists from back in the day. So what did I choose?

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Ark Encounter – Part 2 – The First Floor

Part 1 – The Drive Down

In December, my church made a trip down to the Ark Encounter in Williamsport, KY. Join me on Saturdays as we explore this majestic building.

After you pull up to the Ark Encounter, you usually have to park your car and then ride a bus to the actual ark. We just stayed on the bus. It’s a surprise when you actually pull up to ark. You see how massive it truly is.


The Oldest thought it was funny to put his feet on the grass just because it said keep off the grass.

These topiaries that were lit up after dark.

Some of the decorations on the first floor

Some of the storage areas on the Ark

Noah’s prayer

More storage

Some of the animals that could have been on the Ark.

Looking Up – The boys thought it was funny to go up to the second floor and say high to me. This was right before the Youngest decided to throw his hat down to me.

This was right before you went up to the second floor. There was a model of the Ark and information about how truly big it was when Noah spent 100 years building it.

Join me next week for the tour of the second floor. You’ll get to see the door that was used to get in and out of the Ark and a llama.

Have a magical day,
Traci

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Beginning of the School Year Photos (7th and 9th grade)

Every year, I love to take photos of the boys on or near the first day of school.  I took some before they headed out on their first day.  Then 2 days later, we took the official photos.  I love seeing how much they have grown in a year.   Continue reading “Beginning of the School Year Photos (7th and 9th grade)”

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TBT – Signs of Spring

Spring Has Sprung or Has It?

This year, we had snow falling on the first full day of spring.  Almost 300 schools, churches, and even the Air Force base were cancelled or delayed because of the snow.

Even though snow has fallen, we have had some signs of spring.  My one and only deciduous tree, the autumn glory maple, has red buds on the branches which means there should be leaves growing soon.

During the snow fall, I still heard the birds singing their spring songs.

A Look Back at a Past Spring

I went back in my Google photos to find photos of spring in my neighborhood.  I finally found photos from 2012 when the boys were 6 and 8 years old.

Some of the photos that were taken during the spring of 2012 are some of my favorite photos that I have ever taken.

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Spring Sunset

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Spring Animals

The Boys of Spring

 

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The Boys and their Godfather

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The Wee One lost his first tooth.

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Easter 2012

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Easter 2012

Flowers and More Flowers

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Beautiful Scenery

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Supermoon (Not in my neighborhood.  It’s just a cool photo.)

 

I hope you enjoyed the walk down memory with this Throwback Thursday post.  I can’t wait to see more signs of spring than what we have been seeing so far.

Have a magical day!

Traci