2017's Word of the Year

2017 word of the year- Enjoy- I will strive to relax and enjoy life more in 2017. My goal is not to get stressed about little details but to enjoy the things that God has given me, big and small.

Wednesday, May 13

Traveling the prairies

My husband has a job where he frequently travels. Once in awhile he goes to Colorado Springs. I had been wanting to go with him for about a year but it never seemed to work out. Either other people from work were going with him, or we had homeschool co-op or I had to work. Finally, a couple of weeks ago he had to go again and my calendar was free. We decided to go with him. The traveling part isn't so fun. The road between here and there is a bit dull...


SEE? Dull!!!



While we were waiting for hubby to finish some work we hung out at Starbucks and enjoyed the view.



Later on we went to the Pioneer Museum. It's worth the visit just to see the architectural details!
 Alex was thrilled to pose for an old-time picture.


 Preston not so much...


At the museum there was a display about the tuberculosis hospital and the patients that came to Colorado Springs for the cure. I found this poster interesting. It said,
"Man is naturally an outdoor animal.
Keep the Children Outdoors.
By day, let them work, play and study outdoors.
By night let them sleep on a sheltered, screened porch.
Bring outdoors indoors by keeping windows open top and bottom, day and night.
He who lets in the air and sunshine shuts out the doctor.
:)


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