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Arrived in Virginia at 9 in the morning with only about 3 hours sleep. I had to take a couple of hour nap in order to make it through the day, but it worked. I was able to go 9 holes of golf with my Son, Eric and my Grandson, Justin this afternoon.
A wonderful dinner of steak, mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus, all prepared by my grandson.
It was a great way to start this trip. I am looking forward to a great time with the family. ...
... Jamestowne needed a way to make money and trade across seas as well as with the Native Americans. Glass was in demand and some Dutchmen who had moved to the colonies were skilled tradesmen. They soon built a glasshouse and began making glass. Traditional glass was green in color and when heated gets up to 2,000 degrees. They would make windows, bottles, drinking glasses and so on. This industry only lasted one year before the settlers strained ...
... The enslaved had to often serve their master at fine dinner parties. At these dinner parties the wealthy would participate in dances of their own. One of the slaves favorite dances was to dress up like their masters and participate in a mocking dance. They made fun of their posture and stiff, square movements. They showed the repetitive nature of their dance and the dulleness.
As the program ended we noticed that we had completely come out of our shells and ...
... to Buffalo Wild Wings to watch the Michigan - Penn State game with some friends of Eric's. Had a great time, but the noise level was off the chart. It is hard to hold a conversation with everyone talking at the top of their lungs.
Finally made it back to the trailer around 10. Need to get some rest as Kylie is fixing breakfast for the family in the morning.
We are in Virginia now and looking back through the past months of photos. Here are some more that didn't seem to fit anywhere else.
We're busy packing up and sorting out our things and getting ready for a week in Costa Rica where we look forward to seeing a lot of you!
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