We were surprising Great Granny with a trip from Uncle Matt. Mommy took Emmerson and me to the Carnegie Science Museum. We enjoyed running around and seeing everything that they had to offer. I liked the aquariums. They even had baby seahorses that were only 1.5 weeks old.
There was an entire room of model trains.
I taught Emmerson all about circuits.
I built an earthquake resistant building.
I LOVED making giant bugs.
I got to see a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach.
Don’t tell Daddy, but I got to PET it too!
More bug making.
I found lots of buttons to push and things to play with… I was in my GLORY!
We shaw a show called “Flambe”. It was all about “solutions”. I wiggled my way in between a ton of teenagers and fired out answers faster than they could. Typical me! 🙂
Just before the huge flame.
Enjoying my “pear carmel flambe” ala mode. YUMMY!
Danger Will Robinson!
Trying to kick the computers tush at air hockey!
We toured the USS Requin. I so badly wanted to fire the torpedoes!
I was amazed that the shop could sleep 39 people. The captain had a HUGE room compared to the rest of the TINY little bunks.
I had a lot of fun on the ship.
I even found a triceratops!
As usual we had a grand time on our Ohio vacation. We went to Riverside Gardens for “Plant the Seed to Read”. The MAYOR of Youngstown read a story about colors. I kept shouting out all the answers.
He did a great time reading.
After the story time we took Grandma Susie and Great Granny Barbara back to the house and we went to Boardman Park for the Maple Sugar Festival. It was kind of boring. This one man was making bent iron. It was fun to watch him heat it up on his little stove. I was chosen to keep spinning a handle to fuel the fire to make it hotter.
I think he forgot I was there. I just kept spinning the handle and spinning and spinning.
Eventually he had me stop. I saw the hayride come back and I took off running. It was super chilly.
Thank goodness Mommy brought my super cool new Night Fury hat.
We saw many trees tapped for maple sugar. I am still amazed that it takes 30 gallons of sap from the tree to make 1 gallon of actual syrup!
Later I went digging for worms. This is always a huge highlight of my trip up to Ohio. Mommy and Grandma Susie were sitting in the garage trying to stay warm and I was LOOKING for worms… Hmmmm… I don’t think Mommy meant for me to do this!
Mommy had to replace the bricks 5 times during the trip. I just kept thinking the worms would come up!
We took a trip out to Plant City to Granma’s Huggin Farm. We got to pet a ton of animals. I loved hugging all the rabbits.
In the turkey pen I found two little quail eggs. Mommy said I have very keen spotting skills.
Showing off the eggs I spotted.
Petting a baby chick. I was more fascinated by the incubators.
My friend Zachary thought the chicks were cool too.
Granma teaching us about spring onions. I was right up front the entire tour of the garden. I asked a bunch of questions and was quick to answer when questions were asked. I really like gardening.
Talking to Granma about rosemary.
I am just so at peace in nature.
The planted garden waiting to grow.
I call this the vampire pig. it is about a three years old and weights about 500 lbs!
Having so much fun watching the animals.
Z petting a bunny.
Once we wrapped up the fun of finding bugs and a mud dobber next we headed out of the farm. We grabbed a few drinks at a gas station and headed to Dinosaur World. It was getting hot hot hot outside so we didn’t stay too long. We dug for bones and visited all the dinos.
I love feeding the koi. Mommy kept telling me I was going to fall in. SO of course, I would lean out even further!
We were all tuckered out afterwards. I willing scarfed down a chicken taco from a taco cart in the parking lot of a gas station down the street. Mommy said they were some really good tacos and she was super proud of me for trying something new!
We had a great time today hanging out at Great Explorations. I loved using the pulleys to lift myself up high in the air.
I think I could have LIVED in the vets office. I love taking care of animals.
After all the hard work in the vet office I needed to go grocery shopping.
I bought a LOT of fruit and meat. Emmerson only bought cat food and ice cream.
I think I may have a career playing the harp. It was stringless. Mommy was shocked that I walked right up and looked natural playing the harp!
It was st. Pattys day so we were all wearing green. Not a good color choice for green screen!
Our bodies disappeared. I found this oddly hilarious.
I needed a quick x-ray.
When we were all done playing we walked over to the botanical gardens at Sunken Gardens. I found LOTS of caterpillars.
Mommy told me to look closer and I found about 30 chrysalis.
We only found one butterfly. I was so happy to see nearly every stage of the lifecycle of a monarch!
One of the many joys of homeschooling! The weather was amazing today, so we went to the sprayground for some splashing fun. It was a bit windy. My buddy, Aran, met us there for some fun in the sun.
Emmerson and I had a fin time playing around while waiting for Aran to arrive.
there were no other kids in the sprayground so we could do whatever we wanted and didn’t have to worry about trampling the little kids!
All I wanted to do was to play with the shower! All the expensive and fancy water spouts and I am still more fascinated with the stinking shower!