Category Archives: Education

Afterword: Huzzah! We Made It Through all 40 Days!

I’m finding it both easy and surreal to resume my life as normal, now that we’re home. I have picked most things back up where I left off, and I have had no trouble readjusting to my manual transmission car. … Continue reading

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Day 32: Better Than the Jamestown Settlers Had It

I griped and moaned about most of my day today, but I’m trying to keep it in perspective. Yes, I was hot and dripping with sweat for half of the day. Yes, I was eaten alive by mosquitoes, while indoors. … Continue reading

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Day 31: Saving the Revolution!

Since we got almost none of our RevQuest challenge attended to yesterday, today we made it a priority to finish the challenges. I wasn’t sure how long it would take us to solve the mysteries therein, so that’s what we … Continue reading

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Day 30: Colonial Life

Sorry to keep complaining about the weather, but it really is awful. Mid 90s and at least the same amount of humidity. It really feels like a steam bath. At some point, you just have to resign yourself to it, … Continue reading

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Day 29: Plying Their Trade

Williamsburg, Virginia, is a cute little town, and there is a lot here. The College of William and Mary is here, along with Colonial Williamsburg, a section of town that was preserved and re-established as a center of Colonial American … Continue reading

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Day 25: Pictures of Pigment Placement Patterns

(This entry is for July 14, 2011.) On the Metro again today. This is getting old (and mightily expensive). But it is a great place to people watch. Also, it is a great place to witness the positive aspects of … Continue reading

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Day 24: Moon Germs

(This post is for July 13, 2011.) We only had the Air & Space Museum Annex on the docket today, the one out by Dulles Airport. I left the day scheduled so lightly to build in some flexibility to our … Continue reading

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