Yesterday we went to the homeschool day at Port Hudson. Just like last year, I didn't dress my kids appropriately...it was overcast and very windy! So everyone was freezing...thank goodness Aunt Laura had 2 of her jackets with her.
Of course, they're covering their ears because of the cannon. Luke is yawning because I had to wake everyone up so that we would get there on time.
I had to take him to the van and call Daddy so he would calm down
Uncle Eric and the kids running up the hill
Aunt Laura was my second shooter
When we got to the station about field surgery, Miriam volunteered to help! The guy said I don't think she knew what she was volunteering for.
After assigning all the injuries, he just said she was to cute to shoot…so she was going to be his assistant. He's telling her to hold up the bottle of chloroform to show everybody what they used to sedate the patient.
Micah kept wanting me to hold her, but I was trying to take pictures so Aunt Laura was holding her close to me so she could touch me!
The sun is trying to break through the clouds!
A station that was different from last year was a candle making station. There’s melted beeswax in that can. Each child got a string which they were allowed to dip in to the beeswax.
Look how cold they are!
Hurry to the last station
Don't tickle me, Uncle Eric!
Learning about the soldiers
Of course, Cameron found him a