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Let’s Go Fly a Kite

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Prior to leaving for the beach I picked up 5 kites when I found them on sale while I was shopping. Like their mother, my kids have never really had a successful kite flying experience. As a child I remember several attempts at kite flying that never really took off.

Eagerly anticipating a Hallmark card moment of standing in a field of blowing grass,

with the tails of my kite blowing in the wind,

as I held tight to the string,

ended instead with me running full speed through the field,

working up a sweat

as I fought to catch a breeze so that my kite would take flight.

Until yesterday I had never successfully flown a kite.

But there on the beach, that everyone else had abandoned because of grey skies, choppy waves and increased wind, our kites took flight. In fact they soared.

That very element that drove away the other sunbathers, is the very thing that we needed. It was the winds of adversity that allowed us to find joy in soaring.

The same can be said for our lives. So often we think that real joy, peace, and fulfillment in life come from ease or the absence of trials, when in reality it is the storms and winds of adversity that cause us to rise above the world, soar to greater heights, and allow us to touch the heavens.

I used to think happiness came with a life of ease, but I have learned that it is through great opposition that we grip the string of God’s grace more tightly, and are lifted to higher places, better able to view Heavenly Father’s greatest vistas.

Sure a life of ease seems safe and comfortable, but it is only by following God’s calling to step into the wind that our souls really take flight.

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The wind blew. Our kits flew. And we were blessed with an afternoon of joy.

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Don’t fear the winds of adversity. Step forth with faith, trusting the Keeper of the wind, and discover the joy of flying a kite!

Ahhh…what a lovely day.

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After a 6 hour drive we arrived at our little cottage by the sea at 7:30 pm.

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And it was as charming as can be!

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Tucked onto a narrow, four block wide strip of sand off the coast of New Jersey, our little home away from home was exactly what we were hopping it would be when we first spotted it on the Airbnb website.

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We made quick work of unloading all of our gear after a quick tour of the house. Toby was hoping we could get unpacked by 8:00, just in time to watch the Pittsburgh Penguins play in the third game of the series.

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Toby and Tyler were excited to watch this game, due in large part to the fact that not having cable at home means they had to miss watching the first two games of the series.

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Everything was put away in short order and pizza was ordered for a late dinner. We spent the evening kicking back, watching the game, and reveling in the fact that we were on vacation! Woo hoo!

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The next morning we  woke up to a pancake breakfast that Rusty and Molly prepared. Grace and I packed lunches and Toby was on sunscreen duty.

With blankets, towels, lunch, water bottles, sand buckets, and kites packed we headed to the beach.

The cottage we are staying at is located in the center of this narrow peninsula. Which means we can either walk two blocks east  to swim in the ocean, or walk two blocks west to swim in the bay.

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Yesterday morning we swam in the ocean.

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We are staying in the town of Lavallette, NJ and love how untouched by commercialism it is. It has more of an Outer Banks feel than a Myrtle Beach feel.

“Lavallette lies along New Jersey’s Atlantic Coast about 42 miles south of Sandy Hook and 63 miles north of Atlantic City. The quiet beach community of 1,875 shares the Barnegat Peninsula with several other beach towns, including Seaside Heights. While the latter has a somewhat frenetic amusement-park atmosphere and is home base for the “Jersey Shore” reality TV show, Lavallette is far more tranquil and laid back, but still offers plenty to do.

Lavallette’s boardwalk stretches for just over a mile along the town’s attractive beachfront. The boardwalk is well maintained and offers excellent views of the beach and the waters of the Atlantic beyond. Unlike the boardwalks in many other New Jersey shore towns, Lavallette’s is 100 percent noncommercial, so your stroll won’t be interrupted by vendors hawking saltwater taffy or touts for arcade games. Located roughly midway along the boardwalk is a shaded pavilion with seating where you can rest a while and people-watch or enjoy the natural scenery.”

We spent the day at the beach. While crowds were higher in the morning they slowly trickled away as the day wore on, temperatures dropped, and the wind picked up.

The water was chilly, which would have been ok if the air temperature was 90, but with an air temperature of 70 most of the fun happened on the shore rather than in the water.

Ozzie was the only one not too affected by the cold water.

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The big kids did brave the cold water long enough to cross the deep tidal pool so as to get to the sand bar where they could play on the soft sand and enjoy the incoming waves.

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Tyler spent most of his day collecting seashells with Toby. There are so many shells on this beach which makes it a fun place to seashell hunt.

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While searching for seashells on the edge the tidal pool Tyler discovered this critter. What a thrill to see a horseshoe crab up close.

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After a impromptu science lesson we put it back in the water and it scurried away.

Rusty spent an hour or two in the afternoon building a sandcastle. And while this beach is great for collecting shells it isn’t as good for sandcastles, due to all the shells found in the sand. So building a sandcastle requires a lot of effort. Rusty carried in buckets of softer sand and water from the edges of the beach to create this castle.

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It was a perfectly relaxing, soul searching, heart healing, day at the beach.

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Road Trip Video #4

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3 1/2 months have now passed since we returned from our trip of a lifetime. With life consuming us, these days of exploration and ease seem like a lifetime ago. It was an amazing adventure, one we will look back on with fondness for decades to come.

Grace collected photos and little videos from every leg of our journey with the goal of documenting our adventure in a series of 5 (10-20 minute) videos. It has been a couple months since her last video. With all that has been going on she hasn’t had a spare moment to finish her last two videos of the trip, but last week, with the conclusion of the second quarter of school, she had a few days off and finished video #4. This video highlights our week and a half of vacation following Disneyland but before we reached Missouri. (Our adventures in Missouri will play out in Gracie’s final video.)

Some of the stops included in this vacation highlight reel include:

The Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Arches National Park, Petroglyph National Park, Four Corners, Mesa Verde, Roswell NM, and Carlsbad Caverns.

I think Gracie did an excellent job of capturing the adventure, the beauty, and the incredible memories we made as we rolled cross country in our converted school bus.

Enjoy #4!

Kalahari- Year 5!

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This week we escaped the dreary rain of Western Pennsylvania and headed to the warmth of the Kalahari…

Not the African Kalahari, mind you, but the Ohio Kalahari,

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Kalahari Indoor Water Park, located in Sandusky, Ohio.

For the last five years we have been blessed to be invited to join a previous co-op family’s church that reserves a block of room at a great discount. By joining with this church group, families in our co-op are able to enjoy one night and two days at one of the coolest places around for a fraction of what it would normally cost.

This is our fifth year going with our co-op friends.

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We always go the first week of May, following the end of co-op. As a result it has the feel of an end of year celebration and always gets us excited about the quickly approaching summer break.

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We arrived at Kalahari on Tuesday around lunch time. Grace was not with us. She had to babysit for the last MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meeting for the year so she would be following us a few hours later with the Hudaks.

There is always great excitement when we pull in the parking lot and begin lugging our gear across the bridge that leads to the resort.

The resort is aptly themed after its name and the theme carries throughout the resort in a way that makes you feel as though you have entered another world. It truly feels like a resort vacation.

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We checked in and carried our luggage down to our hotel room. This year we decided to book a suite rather than two separate, smaller rooms. And I must say I don’t know that we will ever go back. It was so nice to stay as a family and I know Toby appreciated not having to be in charge of managing the two little boys as a single Dad. 🙂

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Our suite had two bathrooms, a master bedroom with a king size bed, a separate bedroom with two queen size beds, and a fold out couch- perfect for sleeping 5 kids.

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Our suite even boasted a fireplace and a patio.

After everyone changed we headed over to the water park. We settled in near the wave pool, our usual spot and excellent “home base.” The kids then began exploring and enjoying all that Kalahari Water Park has to offer.

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The water playground. A popular spot with my boys!

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The best part is when the bucket dumps.

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Toby and Rusty racing on Rusty’s favorite water slide: The Cheetah Racers.

 Here is the water slide from the point of view of the rider, compliments of Rusty’s GoPro video camera:

In the afternoon our co-op friends began to arrive and Grace arrived with the Hudaks.

 

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After hours of fun we all went back to the room to dry off, change, and meet for dinner.

In the evening we enjoyed hanging out in the beautiful lobby. The kids played card games while the parents visited.

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Triplets in their matching coral.

 

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A game of cards…

 

In the morning we met up with our friends at Steak and Shake for a belly-filling breakfast before a full day of swimming and slides.

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This has become an annual tradition that the kids all look forward to.

Then it was back to the waterpark for another full day of wet fun. We stayed until closing, getting our money’s worth from our tickets.

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Sweet Ozzie.

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Floating along in the Lazy River

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Tyler is the only one of my kids that enjoys this more daring body slide…

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He seems downright relaxed! 🙂

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Ozzie tried his hand at body surfing

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Sweet Grace!

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Tyler and Saga playing basketball in the pool.

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Swahili Swirl is the hands-down group favorite. The kids affectionately refer to it as “The Toilet Bowl.”

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The girls “getting flushed.”

 

Here is an insider’s view of this group favorite, compliments of Rusty’s GoPro camera:

It was a wonderful vacation and just what our family needed after a few challenging weeks. Sometimes in the midst of the storms of life you just need to stop and splash in the puddles!

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“Life was made for good friends and great adventure”

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We are now on our way home

after an amazing week of fun, friends, and adventure on the water.

After our week of living the houseboat life on Lake Cumberland, Kentucky

it is hard to say goodbye.

The weather was perfect with temperatures in the low 80’s during the day and low 60’s at night. The lake water was still warm enough to be comfortable, feeling more like pool water than lake water.

The week was filled with special memory-making moments with friends.

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Lucas and Rusty

Here is a final look into an amazing vacation with friends:

IMG_1780The food just kept getting better and better as the week went on, making mealtimes a time to look forward to each day.

Dinner on the patio.

Dinner on the patio.

One Molly and Tatum's dinner night they made chicken pot pies, fruit salad, cesaer salad and chocolate chip cookies for dessert.

On Molly and Tatum’s dinner night they made chicken pot pies, fruit salad, caesar salad and chocolate chip cookies for dessert.

On our final night we had shish kabobs on the grill. The kids making their shish kabobs.

On our final night we had shish kabobs on the grill. The kids enjoyed making their own shish kabobs.

They were so yummy!

They were so yummy!

The bulk of our days were spent in the water…

swimming, jumping, splashing and floating.

On our final night we camped at a beautiful, secluded cove with this trickling waterfall to climb and jump from.

On our final night we camped at a beautiful, secluded cove with this trickling waterfall to climb and jump from.

The boys tiing off the boat.

The boys tying off the boat.

The water felt wonderful and it was such a treat to be able to float away the hours of our day with nowhere to go and nothing to do. It is going to be so hard to go back to reality!

The water felt wonderful and it was such a treat to be able to float away the hours of our day with nowhere to go and nothing to do. It is going to be so hard to go back to reality!

I can't remeber the last time I had the luxury of being able to just sit and read in the middle of the day.

I can’t remember the last time I had the luxury of being able to just sit and read in the middle of the day.

Olivia, Grace, Lucas, and Rusty.

Olivia, Grace, Lucas, and Rusty.

The girls watching the boys jump from the rocks while enjoying a mid-afternoon snack. :)

The girls watching the boys jump from the rocks while enjoying a mid-afternoon snack. 🙂

Swim time also meant “bath time.” Rather than wash in the boring shower most bathing took place in the lake.

Dip, lather, rinse with a ride down the slide into the water…repeat!

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DSCF2750After climbing from the lake the next stop was usually the hot tub, to warm up before drying off.

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After a nighttime swim Tyler found the hot tub water extra toasty!

After a nighttime swim Tyler found the hot tub water extra toasty!

Whether working together:

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this group knew how to have fun!

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Craft time! Scratch art pictures.

Craft time! Scratch art pictures.

Painting river rocks..

Painting river rocks..

Beautiful wild flowers Rusty picked for his Momma...love that boy!

Beautiful wild flowers Rusty picked for his Momma…love that boy!

I loved playing Yathzee with the giant dice and laundry basket we brought from home.

I loved playing Yahtzee with the giant dice and laundry basket we brought from home.

Molly's turn to roll the dice!

Molly’s turn to roll the dice!

With all the fun we packed into our days on board,

by nightfall we slept hard.

After evenings spent watching movies, star-gazing, playing cards and board games, snacking and talking we all wandered off to our separate corners for a good night sleep.

IMG_2953DSCF2775On our final morning the kids woke with the sun for an early morning swim,

with the fog still rolling across the lake.

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Four brave souls!

Then we headed back to Beaver Creek Marina, where we packed, unloaded the boat,

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Tyler helping the marina employee run loads of our gear back up to the van.

and cleaned up the last of the evidence that we were there. 🙂

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Just about ready to leave…

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“Shine Bright!”

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“The darkest nights produce the brightest stars”

This is true whether you are talking about heavenly orbs or “stars” of a different kind…

Last night was our glo-stick dance party!

IMG_2683The darkness found in the middle of Cumberland Lake made for the perfect backdrop for our stick-man party on the top deck.

After dinner we pulled out the glo-sticks we brought with us and began cracking them into life. As they began to glow red, yellow, purple, and green we separated them by color.

IMG_2603The kids picked their stick-man color and began taping their “body parts” on with clear packing tape.

IMG_2601Glo-stick glasses were added to finish off the look.

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and the party began!!

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When the kids had their fill of dancing

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IMG_2680It was neat to see the glowing stick figures float in the water below.

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they all moved to the hot tub to warm up before we moved back indoors.

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These kids really know how to SHINE!

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IMG_2612“You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you can, in your own way, illuminate the world.” – Oprah Winfrey

A Day on the Houseboat

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So, how does one spent their time on a houseboat, you might ask…

IMG_2264How do you fill a week-long vacation while trapped on the open water?

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Here is a peek into some of our daily activities.

Everyone wakes at different times with Woody and the little boys usually up first with the sun. Woody usually heads out fishing and I get the boys breakfast and put on a movie in an attempt to keep them quiet so everyone else can sleep in.

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Our day seems to revolve around meal time, much like being at home, with meal prep, meal eating and meal clean-up.

IMG_1839Before we left on our trip Lana and I sat down and made a menu for the week,

IMG_2256splitting the groceries we needed to purchase between the two of us.

IMG_1840For meal prep and clean-up we either take turns or cook together.

The kids each have a night in which they planned a dinner and are responsible for making that meal.

Molly and Tatum also made a fruit pizza for everyone one day, and Olivia and Grace made mock fried ice cream for dessert on their Mexican night…YUM!

IMG_2459Grace and Olivia also had another fun treat up their sleeves. They thought it would be fun to surprise everyone with a homemade snack each day. They decided to do different flavored popcorn each day. They found seven different recipes online and bought the ingredients they needed before they left.

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Ranch flavored popcorn

Peanut butter and Jelly popcorn

Salt and Vinegar popcorn

Caramel popcorn

Jello popcorn

Party popcorn

IMG_2207Our daily schedule looks something like this…

After waking and eating breakfast, the morning is spent swimming and fishing. Around 1:00 we have lunch and clean up. After lunch we untie the houseboat from the spot we parked for the night and we head out to explore more of the lake and find a new spot to tie off for the night.

IMG_2249The kids love riding on the top deck while the boat’s moving. The little boys have to wear life vests while the boat is moving since they are under 12 years old, but the big kids can roam the boat unrestricted while we drive.

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P1030496Sometimes they ride while soaking in the hot tub. What a life! 🙂

IMG_2144The remainder of the day is spent exploring our new location,

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IMG_1816Looking for geodes…they are everywhere here. So cool!

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IMG_2195 (2)Enjoying the water,

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before dinner is served around 8:00pm.

At one stop we found hundreds of fossilized crinoids

IMG_2468The girls collected enough to make themselves souvenir bracelets using the beads and string Molly brought from home.

IMG_2471The kids enjoyed playing Apples to Apples while waiting for dinner…

IMG_2215We usually have a late dinner and then Ozzie and Tyler are tucked into bed around 9:00.

After the little boys are in bed the big kids and adults will watch a movie, play board games/ cards, lay out on the top deck, or enjoy the hot tub under the stars.

IMG_2210The stars are gorgeous here. There are so bright with no ambient light to dull their shine.

Then it is time for bed, with the adults usually turning in before the teenagers, who giggle and talk into the night.

Everyone sleeps hard after a full day of swimming and sunning.

What a glorious way to spend a week!

Our Houseboat

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We have arrived!

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After a two hour drive from Mammoth Cave to Monticello, Kentucky we pulled into the Walmart parking lot at 3:00.

We bought most of our ingredients for the week’s meals prior to leaving home but since we left a day early we had to wait to purchase all our cold and frozen groceries until the last minute.

I took my cold grocery list and split it into three different shopping lists to speed up the shopping trip. Toby and the two little boys headed to the frozen food section, Grace and Molly headed for the dairy section, and Rusty and I shopped for all of our fresh produce.

While shopping you’ll never guess who we ran into…

The Hudak family!

They were also doing some last minute shopping.

After all our groceries were purchased we had the challenging task of finding a spot for all those new groceries.

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Then we were off. The car was buzzing with excitement as we pulled into the marina.

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The Hudak family was already there. We walked down to the dock to find out which of the houseboats was our home away from home for the week.

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Boat #52 was ours!

Before we began the monumental task of hauling all our gear down from the parking lot we took a tour of our new digs. It is amazing all that they fit onto one of these houseboats. This houseboat in a two story boat with the top deck being an open lounging area with a hot tub and twisting tube slide that goes down to the water.

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On the first floor there are two decks. The one on the back has a ladder for swimming and the one in the front has a outdoor table and grill.

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Inside the houseboat there is a central living area with a living room and TV, a dining room table, kitchen area and the captain’s area.

IMG_1699 (2)The houseboat boasts 2 bathrooms and 6 bedrooms…perfect for our crew of 12.

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Each set of parents claimed their bedroom first and then the kids claimed theirs.

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The girls had their own hang-out area with two bedrooms below water lever that connected with a sink area for them to store all their girly things.

Molly and Tatum shared one room…

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And Grace and Olivia had the room across from theirs. It was a cozy little cubby of a room.

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Rusty and Lucas shared one of the upstairs rooms and Tyler and Ozzie shared the other.

Once we had toured the boat it was time to begin unpacking the car. One of the employees was a huge help as he hauled the heavier items from the parking lot,  across the boat deck, with his 4 wheeler. There were also big wheelbarrows that we used to haul loads of our things.

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While the kids made runs back and forth to the car the moms began to unpack and put away groceries and luggage.

He process took us about 1 ½ hours and then it was time to set sail.

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One of the staff came to the boat to go over the boat directions and everything we needed to know for our week on the water.

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He pulled us out of the marina and then two other staff members met us on the open water. One brought us the fishing boat we would be towing for the week for fishing excursions, and the other was there to pick up our driver and take him back to the marina.

As they drove away our vacation officially began.

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Lana then surprised us with our own captain’s hats. How perfect! Just in time for the love boat to set sail!

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We were on our own with an entire week to explore and enjoy Lake Cumberland.

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Let the adventure begin!!

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A Visit to Mammoth Cave

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  We had a thrilling morning spent 260 feet below ground exploring the underground caverns of Mammoth Cave.

IMG_1580Our family loves caves. When we have an opportunity to explore a new one we always try to stop. This was a new cave for our family. When we realized we would be vacationing in Kentucky we knew we had to check out Mammoth Cave, the longest cave in the world.

The cave consists of 405 explored miles of underground caverns with a possible additional 600 miles that have yet to be explored.

The tours offered to the public take you through 12 miles of that 405 miles, with a variety of different tour options to pick from.

We chose a tour that was ranked moderate in difficulty. This was the first time Ozzie and Tyler had been in a cave and were a bit nervous. They ended up loving it with exception to the two minutes when the park ranger turned off the lights so we could experience the sensation of true, total darkness. That made them a bit nervous.

The tour lasted two hours and involved climbing up and down narrow flights of stairs and squeezing through narrow passageways. I just kept thinking, “If this is ranked as moderate difficulty I can’t even imaging the challenging tours!”

Molly is a bit claustrophobic and I could tell some of the narrower passages made her uncomfortable, but she did it!

I was really proud of all the kids.

It was a neat experience and a beautiful work of God to explore.

Here is a little information  about Mammoth Cave:

“Mammoth Cave National Park is a U.S. National Park in central Kentucky, encompassing portions of Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system known in the world. The official name of the system is the Mammoth-Flint Ridge Cave System for the ridge under which the cave has formed. The park was established as a national park on July 1, 1941. It became a World Heritage Site on October 27, 1981, and an international Biosphere Reserve on September 26, 1990.

The park’s 52,830 acres (21,380 ha) are located primarily in Edmonson County, Kentucky, with small areas extending eastward into Hart County and Barren County. It is centered on the Green River, with a tributary, the Nolin River, feeding into the Green just inside the park. With 400 miles (640 km) of surveyed passageways Mammoth Cave is by far the world’s longest known cave system, being over twice as long as the second-longest cave system, Mexico‘s Sac Actun underwater cave.

The National Park Service offers several cave tours to visitors. Some notable features of the cave, such as Grand Avenue, Frozen Niagara, and Fat Man’s Misery, can be seen on lighted tours ranging from one to six hours in length. Two tours, lit only by visitor-carried paraffin lamps, are popular alternatives to the electric-lit routes. Several “wild” tours venture away from the developed parts of the cave into muddy crawls and dusty tunnels. The lectures delivered by the National Park Service cave guides are varied by tour, so that in taking several tours the visitor learns about different facets of the cave’s formation, or of the cave’s human history and prehistory.

The Echo River Tour, one of the cave’s most famous attractions, used to take visitors on a boat ride along an underground river. The tour was discontinued for logistic and environmental reasons in the early 1990s.”

A look at our adventure underground:

Waiting for the bus to take us to the cave entrance.

Waiting for the bus to take us to the cave entrance.

Walking down to the cave door...

Walking down to the cave door…

280 steps down to the bottom...

280 steps down to the bottom…

Through some narrow sections...

Through some narrow sections…

Finally we reached the first large cavern.

Finally we reached the first large cavern.

It was beautiful!

It was beautiful!

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What an adventure!

What an adventure!

Next stop…the houseboat!

Kentucky Bobsled Team!

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“If it is both terrifying and amazing then you should definitely pursue it.”

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Today Toby and the kids did just that. They pursued something slightly terrifying, hugely amazing, and just plain fun.

Our stop Sunday night was in Cave City, Kentucky. Monday we couldn’t board the houseboat until 4:00pm. We knew this and planned accordingly with our schedule allowing for a stop at Mammoth Cave National Park. Near the park we stumbled across KY Action Park, which boasted an Alpine Slide. Toby, having seen YouTube videos of similar slides, had to stop and check it out. When he inquired, and discovered that it was surprisingly affordable, he decided to take the kids on the ride of their lives. 🙂

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I volunteered to be in charge of photographic evidence.

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My kids have all seen the Disney film, Cool Runnings, and with visions of the Jamaican bobsled team in mind some approached the experience with hesitation, others with excitement, and one with pure fear.

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Ozzie was scared of the slide, but he was most nervous about the lift he had to take to get to the top of the Alpine Slide.

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All of us with a fear of heights were a bit nervous about the ski lift. It was the first time my kids have ever had to board a moving ski lift but they did it without incident and everyone loved it. I even enjoyed myself and I’m usually terrified of heights. We all felt like the lift was a ride unto itself.

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When we reached the top of the lift everyone disembarked. I got off long enough to get a few photos at the top and then I got back on, for the slow ride down, to get pictures of my racers as they soared down the course.

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Tyler went first, living up to his reputation as family daredevil. Once the rest of the kids confirmed that Tyler  had survived the trip down, they took their turn. 🙂

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Rusty recorded his ride down the Alpine Slide using the GoPro camera he purchased for himself at the beginning of the summer. This was just the sort of experience that camera was designed for.

(Check out his ride at the end of the post)

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When everyone, including Toby, reached the end of the run they all reboarded the ski lift for a second run.

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Now that everyone had experienced it once, and survived, they were all eager to try it again.

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This time I stayed at the bottom of the slide and took pictures of them coming down the hill.

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I could hear them coming before I saw them coming.

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When everyone had finished their second run we climbed back on the ski lift for the relaxing and scenic ride back to the entrance of the park.

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The excited chatter was continuous as we walked back to the car.

“Thank you, Daddy!” the children chorused, “That was the coolest thing we’ve ever done.”

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That’s what we call…Cool Runnings!

“Feel the rhythm! Feel the Rhyme! Get on up, it’s bobsled time! Cool Runnings!”