Category Archives: Vacation

A Little Edible Competition

We spent—thanks to our church—a couple of days in Asheville: a Christmas Biltmore tour and some post-Christmas shopping for the girls (after procuring some swimming goggles, I no longer had a dog in the shopping hunt, but I did manage … Continue reading

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Senior Trip

Jenna’s senior trip has come to an end, but it was a great time. We began with a long, ten hour drive through constant rain to the outer banks of NC. Despite the rough beginning, the next two days were … Continue reading

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License Plate Game

Whenever we take a trip, we always look for license plates. Two times in the past, we have seen 46 of the 50 states (not counting several Canadian provinces and Mexican states). Before we even made it to Texas we … Continue reading

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The Last Day and Why Homeschool Rocks

This morning Lauren and her class had their mock trial at the Cherokee County Courthouse. They had a local attorney serve as an administrator, the county magistrate as the judge, and two sheriff investigators were on the jury. Each of … Continue reading

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Just in Time

We finish up the school year tomorrow—for the most part. Tomorrow is the last day of Jenna’s and Lauren’s CC classes. Jenna will still take a Chemistry final at home, and Lauren has mock trial at the courthouse on Friday. … Continue reading

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Mammoth Cave

After seeing Cumberland Falls, we drove to Mammoth Cave National Park, and we stayed two nights in a hotel in the park. We went on the Historic Tour of the cave, which was about two miles of walking and took … Continue reading

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Cumberland Falls

We enjoyed a scenic drive from Cumberland Gap National Historic Park to Cumberland Falls. The trip took about 2 hours.  Cumberland Falls is located in one of Kentucky’s state resort parks, which means there is lodging and a restaurant. Cumberland … Continue reading

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