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The Springfield Art Museums

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On the day we visited the Dr. Seuss Museum, we decided to visit all five of the Springfield museums.  This included two art museums which Alec and I just loved!

Thankfully each of the museums was pretty small so the other two boys were OK with touring them too.

The Michele and Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts housed some of my favorite artists' works of the impressionist movement!  We also checked out the White House display they had going of the Kennedy's in the white house and Evan got to sit at the Resolute Desk; which we read all about and remembered hearing about in the National Treasure movies.










The second art museum; the George Walter Vincent Smith Art museum had Greek God inspired sculptures and lots of samurai gear that the younger two boys just loved.  I loved the architecture and the stained glass windows as well as all the pottery art. 









Weekly Wrap- Up: The Week We Went on Our First Bike Ride of the Year

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We had a fun week with lots of great spring- ish weather and lots of time spent outside.  We went on a hike, two bike rides, and just plain old played outside.  We had lots of fun family time too with dinner out and a movie night.  The boys are just about finished up with all their schoolwork for the year so we have lots of free time each day.  We're planning field trips, art projects, science experiments and games to fill all our free time.


The boys did a bit of schoolwork on Friday and cleaned a room in the house each.  Alec un-molded his Koi pond and began adding rocks and a waterfalls around it. I honestly can not remember what anyone else did for the rest of the day.  After dinner we did all sit together and watch Jumanji; it was hilarious and I loved the mini references to the first movie.  My husband and I ended the night trying to book a place to stay for our family vacation; too bad we can never agree on what would make the perfect family vacation.  Luckily, we did get s…