Category Archive: Educational

Jul 25

The Ark Encounter… Enormous… Amazing!

We were headed north and one of our bookings was near The Ark Encounter.  We pulled in just to see the cost and such and realized that we couldn’t afford it.  🙁  We were talking to one of the managers outside and he  said to the ticket window… “give them my discount!”  It was 50% …

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We had a few off days between the last presentation and our Easter presentation… so, we just SAT STILL (well as much as is possible for 8 people in a 31ft. RV… but, we tried to take it easy)…. for a couple days at a good friends RV park in Wears Valley and also explored some of Pigeon Forge as well.


Boat race down the creek behind the RV.. . 🙂


Our old-fashioned girl…

Dollywood… Mr. Hershend graciously gives us season passes to Silver Dollar City… and that gives us access to here as well. 🙂  Glorye is always in her stroller, so misses the pictures. 🙂

Such a fun group, full of life, energy and very gifted.

Ha… ha… couple of goof balls. 🙂

Family time by the creek at Riverbend Campground in Pigeon Forge.

Mar 28

Children’s Bible Ministry ~ Townsend, TN

We were able to present for the volunteers that came to help get the camp ready for summer.  We met the directors last year at a jam session nearby and that sparked one of our bookings in FL… and for us to meet the folks at Camp Gilead.  It was a blessing to be there …

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Mar 27

Billy Graham Library… Charlotte, NC

We have visited here before, but this was the first time since Billy’s Homegoing….  very inspirational and beautiful… what a testimony to the world. Bessie the Milkcow All of us in front of where Billy and Ruth are buried… here are there stones… love the messages: 🙂 The cross is the door to the Billy …

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Mar 13

Fishing at the Skyway Bridge ~ Tampa Bay, FL

We had a day without a presentation, so we drove over to Tampa Bay.. only about 20 minutes away and parked by the water for the night and fished!  🙂 Well, half of us fished… it was pretty windy and chilly… but, they had fun. They went in the early morning too

Mar 02

An Amazing Servant… used by God to bring souls to the Kingdom.

We don’t have a way to watch TV (not that we would even if we did)… but, we knew that the Billy Graham Celebration of Life service would be worth watching.  So, we sat in our little RV in Naples, FL and watched the entire 2 hour coverage on our little cell phone.  Wow!  We …

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Feb 25

FL Keys Adventures…

We were in the FL Keys for about 10 days… and besides the 4 presentations and service projects we did, we also… Had some beach time as a family… it was kind of windy and chilly, but there was a baby manatee swimming nearby that came within 15 ft of them in the water… that …

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Feb 20

Stained Glass Class… :) Islamorada, FL

The Methodist Church that we stayed at has the most beautiful stained glass throughout their church and buildings!   They even have a stained glass shop right at the church and every Tuesday a group of them get together and work on intricate pieces of art for their church or to sell.  They create all …

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Feb 17

Curbside Market and Milkshakes U-Pick-It ~ Homestead, FL

BEST U-PICK IT… loved it, our kids love it.  We ran across it last year while we were in FL.  They have starwberries, several kinds of tomatoes, cabbage, kale, cold greens, etc… very reasonable and very yummy.  AND they have sell the very best homemade cinnamon pecan rolls anywhere.  I watched them in operatic and …

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Feb 12

Window shade blessings…

So, the string on our large day/night shade in the RV decided to bust (I think it may have had a little help from little hands).  We just lived with it for a while, but eventually we got the kit to fix it.  The directions said it was a 3-4 hour project and it looked …

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