Category: Field Trips

George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

While we were at Physics Fest in College Station, Texas we took the opportunity to visit the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. We decided to start at the current rotating exhibit called Spies, Traitors, Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America. It was… Continue Reading “George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum”

Physics Fest 2019

Earlier in April we traveled down to College Station, TX for Physics Fest at A&M. When we went last year we found out that Madison isn’t really into physics. 😂 But…she really likes the group we hang out with and socializing so we decided… Continue Reading “Physics Fest 2019”

A Weekend of Fun: Physics Fest and Waco

At the beginning of April, we took a quick weekend trip to College Station, TX to attend Physics Fest at Texas A&M. We pass through Waco, TX on our way so I decided we’d stop and visit things we have had on our bucket… Continue Reading “A Weekend of Fun: Physics Fest and Waco”

Washington D.C. Day 7

Day 7 was our last day in Washington D.C. Jeff took Madison back to the Museum of Natural History while I got everything packed up. She insisted on going back to the butterfly garden again. 😂 They stopped to take pictures along the National… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 7”

Washington D.C. Day 5

On Day five of our Washington D.C vacation we had a wonderful visit with family in the area. It was great to catch up and spend time. In the evening we decided to go to the World War II Memorial. Madison also worked on… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 5”

Washington D.C. Day 4

On Day 4 of our Washington D.C. vacation we visited Ford’s Theater. It has changed a lot since I went when I was 12! They now have a museum that you go through first. It was amazing! We opted for the audio companion as… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 4”

Washington D.C. Day 2

Madison had to get a picture of her on Madison Drive. 😉 We started out day 2 with a docent tour of the National Archives Museum. We saw the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights and the Constitution. The best part pf this… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 2”

Washington D.C. Day 1

This trip was very busy, but very rewarding. We had booked the airfare for this trip months in advance at a very good price. Finding a hotel was challenging, but in the end we feel we picked the perfect one within our price range.… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 1”

Washington D.C. Day 3

On our third day in Washington D.C. we toured the White House. To be able to tour the White House, you must contact your Member of Congress 3 months prior to your visit to request a tour. For the details to request a tour… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 3”

February 2017 Gifted Homeschooling Update

This month was a lighter month as far as activities go. Madison decided she wanted to join Homeschool Band and play the clarinet so we added one more weekly activity to the list. She enjoys practicing and does it on her own, so it’s… Continue Reading “February 2017 Gifted Homeschooling Update”

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