Category Archives: Vacation

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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Day 1: Cumberland Gap

The first full day of our vacation we visited Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, which is in the lower right-hand corner of Kentucky. Cumberland Gap is one of the few gaps in the Appalachian Mountains, which run from Georgia to … Continue reading

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Crater, Corners, Cataract, Cave, and Colors

We have returned from our weekend trip to KY. Sunday we traveled up to Middlesboro, KY to spend the night. It is right outside of Cumberland Gap National Historic Park. It is also built inside a crater. If you go … Continue reading

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Two: Years and Tie Dyes

Yesterday we celebrated two years in NC. We’ve had another wonderful year with lots of visitors: More exercise in various forms:   Seeing the girls baptized:   Taking a few trips: …including a couple of trips back to Texas. Moving … Continue reading

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Weekend Update

We have had a busy, but fun weekend. Saturday, I drove down to Atlanta to see my friend James one last time before he heads back to Africa for four years. We played a round of golf (beautiful course–not so … Continue reading

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Charleston: Day 3

We spent part of the late morning and early afternoon back in the old part of Charleston. We had hoped to be able to go inside a couple of churches, but neither were open. We did, though, get to walk … Continue reading

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Charleston Part I

We have been here a little over 24 hours now. And this afternoon we had some free time to walk around historic Charleston, going to the Battery, French Quarter, and Market Street. The huge old houses, some built in the … Continue reading

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