2017 Feb. – March Basketball Camp

The Experience Adventurer Jr. III joined a basketball camp. This one was cheap at $45, but he had to bring his own basketball each practice, which wasn’t a problem at all because we have so many basketballs at home. The camp was on Sundays from 6 to 7:15 pm for five weeks. He has been improving on his ball handling, passing and shooting techniques. He appeared more confident at the games. Every player received a camp t-shirt at the end. … Continue reading >>

2016 – 2017 MathCounts Review

Adventurer Jr. II was on Varsity team again this year for MathCounts. He won the first place individual, second place countdown, and second place team at regional/chapter competition. He received three trophies and $20 cash for the first place individual. He represented his school and went to State MathCounts competition in March to compete against 33 of the State’s best schools. He placed 17th individual, just one place shy of making the countdown round. He also placed 5th team. He brought home a trophy that’s … Continue reading >>

The Louvre, Eiffel Tower, Institut de France, Musée d’Orsay, Assemblee Nationale, Alexandre III bridge, Opera House, Holiday Inn, and Léon

We attempted to get up at 8 am and catch the first classic red Big Bus for sightseeing. We checked out of Hotel Du Louvre and stored our luggage with them for free. We were ready for a day of sightseeing. We walked around Louvre to the bus stop. It was cold and not many people were out and about. The bus came and it was empty. We were the only tourists on the bus for the most part. I … Continue reading >>

British Museum, Eurostar to Paris, Hotel Du Louvre, and Le Thermidor

We had our last free English breakfast in our hotel. I tried Cafe Au Lait first. It’s half milk and half coffee coming out together in two different pipes. Then I tried Chocolatte. The machine had milk and chocolate alternating from the same pipe. Sugar was pre-added. I had tried five different drinks in three mornings.That’s the most variety I had in any hotel. The weather was so nice that we had beautiful sunshine and blue skies for the past two … Continue reading >>