Archive for July, 2007

Science Museum

Sunday, July 22nd, 2007

Chattanooga has a pretty neat science museum downtown, and the kids had a ball there this morning.

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Inclined Railway

Sunday, July 22nd, 2007

This train ride was pretty neat. We didn’t have anywhere to go, but it claims to be the steepest one in the world, so we had to do it. It’s pretty steep.

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Ruby Falls

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

Even though the kids did nothing but complain the whole time we were slowly making our way through the cave, they later said that this was the best part of the trip to Chattanooga.

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We Saw Rock City

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

Well, it was pretty cool and definitely worth the trip to Chattanooga (even though it’s really in Georgia). Anyway, everyone had a good time seeing Rock City and the weather couldn’t have been better. There are also lots more pictures in Image Gallery 75.

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Swim Banquet

Monday, July 16th, 2007

We had an hour and a half of the banquet and 30 minutes of swimming — some of us thought maybe it should have been the other way around. Anyway, there were lots of medals and ribbons for the kids and they all did great this year.

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Swim Championship – Night 2

Friday, July 13th, 2007

Tonight was Lauren’s night for the championship (though Jacob did get the call to suit up, but then they had an extra swimmer at the last minute and he didn’t get to go). Lauren’s big thing tonight was that she dove off the blocks for the first time. She also did an individual medley, which is a lot of swimming. She did pretty well considering she was swimming against 8-year-olds and she beat her previous best time. We also got to see our friends Bradford and Michelle swim.

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Swim Championship – Night 1

Friday, July 13th, 2007

Jake and Beth had their swim team championship meet tonight. Because the pool was big enough, they could run boys on one side and girls on the other. That meant that Jake and Beth were swimming at almost identical times. We were able to run back and forth and see them, though. They both did really well — we won’t get final results until next week. Lauren has her championship tomorrow.

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