Monthly Archives: August 2013

School Time

It’s that time of the year again…Our family started school TODAY! This year we have FIVE kids in school and boy, is that a challenge! The older ones are pretty independent in their schoolwork (no, there’s no sneaking off to … Continue reading

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12-Year Old’s Big Diamond Find

A 12-year old named Michael Dettlaff and his family drove 100 miles out of their way to visit Crater of Diamonds State Park – it turns out that the extra drive was well-worth it. After only 10 minutes digging for … Continue reading

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Panda’s First Birthday

The San Diego Zoo held a first birthday party for giant panda cub Xiao Liwu, in the exhibit he shares with his mother, complete with a three tiered ice and bamboo cake and boxes upon boxes of presents. Wonder what … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Hidden Beaches

PYLA-SUR-MER in Arcachon Bay, France This dune is the highest in Europe and provides breathtaking views of the ocean, Arcachon Bay, and even the Pyrenees Mountains on a clear day. SANDSPUR BEACH in Bahia Honda Key, Florida Sandspur Beach is … Continue reading

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