bucket lists, Us!!!

Summer bucket list

Another bucket list item crossed off: water balloon fight! Well… the balloons only lasted so long….

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Us!!!, week in review

Our busy summer

Our busy summer has already started. I’ve been ready for it since spring break, but I always am. Here are a few pictures from our trip to Busch Gardens last week. Make sure to click on the link to see all the pictures.

history, homeschooling, Us!!!

Civil War Trails

We have been studying the Civil War for the past few months. I love how the Sonlight Curriculum looks at this time period from all perspectives. We have enjoyed the books we have read aloud: Across Five Aprils, Freedom Train and Shades of Gray.

It is common place to see the Civil War Trails signs here. I recently picked up a brochure and checked the website. There are many sites in this area that have have a sign with info.

Our goal is to see as many as possible and document them in a photo album

Here are two recent stops:

Gatesville North Carolina

Elizabeth City North Carolina

We went to the waterfront which had 2 stars on the map. One was a water battle and a year later it was the site of an execution. We also visited the Museum of the Albermarle.