Category: worldschooling

Busch Gardens (through Marcus’s eyes)

Last week we went to Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida.  Marcus eagerly begged to use the camera and I agreed, since I figured it would be a good opportunity to see our day through his eyes.

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Koreshan State Historic Site – a former cult compound

Today we visited Koreshan State Historic Site in Estero, Florida.  It was beautiful, scenic, educational, slightly eerie, possibly haunted, and left us scratching our heads over the cult-ish religious beliefs of the people that once inhabited that land.

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God’s Puzzle Pieces

I’ve always been a daydreamer.  Dream-chaser.  star-gazer.  A goal-setter and achiever.  Call it whatever you would like.  The truth of the matter is that when I dream I set goals, and when I set goals I do everything possible to make it a reality, if I feel it is within God’s will.

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Beach day

Outward appearance can be deceiving.

Yesterday we skipped church (shame on us) to go to the beach.  Everyone was excited because it was a beautiful, sunny, breezy, 80-degree weather type of day. Excitement increased seeing the crystal blue water as we drove over the bridge onto the island.  Once we parked and unloaded we headed onto the sand and thankfully our favorite spot under the trees was still available (something we doubted since it’s spring break season right now).  After setting up chairs and lathering sunscreen it was time to head to the water for baby C’s first experience.

Then the complaining started, and for partly valid reasons.  YUCK!  Seaweed everywhere, merky water, and half eaten fish? Where were we? This was not the pristine beautiful water we saw from on top of the bridge!

This experience reminded me of how people see us.  

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