Tag: history

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part IV: San Antonio & Austin- August 2019

You cannot go to San Antonio without stopping by The Alamo. We made a really quick stop here on our way out of town and Madison did get her Junior Ranger badge, I just didn’t get a picture or a video of it. The… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part IV: San Antonio & Austin- August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio Continued – August 2019

When we arrived in San Antonio we first went to the San Antonio Missions. The missions are filled with history! The mission were established by Catholic religious orders to spread Christianity among the local natives, and it was eye-opening to see how it ultimately… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio Continued – August 2019”

Our Next Adventure Part III: The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and National Historic Site – June 2019

Every time we are in the vicinity of a Presidential museum, we make time to visit one. We were able to see the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, MO, right before it was shut down for renovation. I am hoping… Continue Reading “Our Next Adventure Part III: The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, and National Historic Site – June 2019”

Our Next Adventure Part I: The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum- June 2019

Writing these posts in hindsight has allowed me to have a different view than if I had written them in real-time. I had planned a lot of travel this summer because I knew Madison would start taking college classes full time, and we wouldn’t… Continue Reading “Our Next Adventure Part I: The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum- June 2019”

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”

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”

Our Homeschool Curriculum and Activities for 2017-2018

Here we go on our fourth year of homeschooling! I have finally learned that I always have a plan or an idea for a plan for what we are going to do for the year curriculum wise and then it ALWAYS changes. So here… Continue Reading “Our Homeschool Curriculum and Activities for 2017-2018”

Learning Texas History at the Bullock Museum  

Madison loves US history and World history, and even though Texas history is still US history, she has not been interested in learning it in depth. So when we decided to go to Austin, TX for a couple of days, I thought it would… Continue Reading “Learning Texas History at the Bullock Museum  “

Reading Our Way Through United States History

*This post may obtain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. In my last update on United States history we ended at the Colonial Era. That was back in April and I wanted to share a list of books Madison has… Continue Reading “Reading Our Way Through United States History”

Skrafty Homeschool Minecraft – Madison’s Egypt Video Tour

Madison loves Minecraft and it can becoming addicting for her. I was having a hard time balancing it for her until we came upon Skrafty Homeschool Minecraft. The lessons in Skcrafty compliment a lot of the lessons we have done or are planning on… Continue Reading “Skrafty Homeschool Minecraft – Madison’s Egypt Video Tour”

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