Category Archives: Local Attractions

Good Excuse?!?

This week has been a bit of trouble for the boys.  Apparently watering the goats/cows is an unreasonable burden for Max and the chickens are not worth it to Joshua.  Today I sent Max out to water the animals before Mass, … Continue reading

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Max is 5?!?!

This weekend my baby hit a milestone, he is 5.  Five is no longer a baby, it is no longer a toddler, it is no longer a preschooler, 5 is BIG.  How, when did my baby become BIG?!?!  It seems … Continue reading

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Pine-wood Derby Jacksonville Florida

Joshua’s little pine-wood derby car did so well here locally that we had the opportunity to take his car to Jacksonville for the race there.  Although his car did not place the experience was wonderful.  Max came prepared for any … Continue reading

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Field-trip to the Dairy

I had wanted to post this sooner, but life got in the way.  Since today poor Pat and Joshua are sick it feels like a great excuse to work on updating my blog.  I am not going to go too … Continue reading

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End of Baseball Season Party

The end of the spring baseball season has come and gone.  Last Saturday we celebrated with a team party at a local water-play park.  Joshua recieved his trophy and Pat, as the Dugout Dad, received a signed baseball (by the whole team) … Continue reading

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Overdue post

Tuesday kicked off my favorite week of the year, Holy Week.  Tuesday night the brilliant, Deacon Zmuda presented for us the Passover Meal.  We enjoyed learning, tasting, and seeing the many very Catholic symbols throughout the mini-meal.  We finished with a potluck … Continue reading

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Pinewood Derby, Alachua

Wooohooo, Joshua is number 1!!!  Although, Joshua’s pinewood derby car came in second last week when he competed against his own den.  This past Saturday, that same car was on fire!!!  It beat all the competition in his age group, … Continue reading

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Aubrey runs….

This past weekend Aubrey ran in her first 5k. Although her loyal running companion, Marcus, passed away suddenly just days before, Badger stepped up to the plate and helped her successfully complete a 5k practice run around our neighborhood just … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker 2009

For the last 3 or four years we have made it a yearly tradition to go with some homeschooling families to the school showing of the Nutcracker.  This year we were joined by most of Jessica’s kids, Christine and kids, … Continue reading

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High Springs’ Christmas Parade

I love the Christmas parade!!!  Something about all those people, from all over this little area, getting together, even in the rain, to sing and cheer on Christmas.  I love the homemade floats, the local high school bands playing their … Continue reading

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