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Shriver House in Gettysburg, PA

On our way home from VA, We made a stop in Gettysburg, PA.  I had never been there before, though always heard various stories about its Civil War history.  I know of soldier accounts and the large battle that took place.  What I never heard, were accounts from those who were northern civilians who had…… Continue reading Shriver House in Gettysburg, PA

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Luray Caverns and Museums in Luray, VA

The Luray Caverns was discovered in the 1800s in Luray, VA.  This place was the biggest plan we had on our vacation because it not only has the incredible caverns, but also a Car museum, toy museum, gem mining and historical museum, and a garden maze.  We made sure to explore all of those things. …… Continue reading Luray Caverns and Museums in Luray, VA

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A Day at a Pond

If you’ve been reading my blog for some time, you have seen posts featuring one of my best friends Lynsie who lives 3 hours south of us.  We try to visit and get together with Lynsie and Noah a few times a year.  It was a pleasure to visit on the first weekend of the…… Continue reading A Day at a Pond

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Summer Excursions – Part 8 – Maine Weekend 1

It has been two years already since we last visited our friends in Maine! Perhaps some of you who have been reading my blog for more than a couple years would recall our time there last time here and here. The boys were very well behaved during our trip up to Maine (8 hour drive)…… Continue reading Summer Excursions – Part 8 – Maine Weekend 1

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Summer Excursions – Part 7 – Steamtown, PA + giveaway winner

My sons play with their wooden train tracks quite regularly, as well as their collection of Thomas trains.  They always get excited to see trains while we drive.  They know of all the different types of trains! Some of Rob’s ancestors worked with steam engines/railways, so perhaps it is just in the boys’ blood to love…… Continue reading Summer Excursions – Part 7 – Steamtown, PA + giveaway winner