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So 5 days until the long drive out west, and I'm finally getting excited about it. Not that I wasn't before, it's just that now that it's almost here, the excitement level is rising. I'm at home for the last time for a while and then I'll head back to Taylor for a last few days of hanging with the guys from my wing (floor of my dorm) (now being referred to as 3C from now on). I'm pumped to watch the Super Bowl and hang all day Monday and Tuesday. We (Max, Ryan, and I) will ...
... of the baby Jesus. Most impressive to the kids were the scenes made out of bread dough (Ecuador, "Flying Camels") and Korean paper (Korea, "When the Magpie Sings"). Here is a PDF document describing all of the nativity scenes in detail.
We then attended Vigil Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. It is amazing that such an incredible work of art is right here in town. The mass itself is ...
... Children's Museums. You can search for reciprocal museums here.
We were not completely worn out by the museum visit, so we went to the South Bend Public Library Main Branch. We had fun for about an hour in the children's reading area. Lot of great books to look at. Isaac checked out Ultimate X-Men, while Frances went with My Little Pony: Under the Sparkling Sea. Yikes.
... but this has changed over the years but football still is god. There is a huge stadium which is just for football and hosts about 6 games a year. Their football season is only about 11 games. Seems such a waste to have a facility so underutilised.
Then we headed for St Joseph's Lighthouse. This was a lighthouse I had hoped I would see but it was so far down the Lower Michigan Peninsula that we did not see it at the beginning of our trip but it was not ...
... drive into town and go about their Saturday tasks. At the shop, there was one long wall containing bolts of plain coloured fabrics with every shade within the colours of the rainbow. The Amish women mostly wore very conservatively styled dresses of one solid colour but the colours were not muted. They were bright - green, purple, orange, red, blue. I saw one lady wearing floral but it was a muted Liberty style tone.
Further into ...