When we went to Old Sturbridge Village (a living museum), last week, I was definitely on the tired side and didn't have much of an ability for conversation (if you can believe that). I've been multiple times before; so, I just enjoyed the visual feast. This time around, I particularly enjoyed the house full of antique glass. There was everything from medicine bottles to salt dishes to knobs on display.
Here, "taste" this.....
By the way, please, does anyone know the name of this bush? I want one!
Remember, my camera was (and still is) being very uncooperative? If you zoom in, you'll be able to see these flowers a bit better.
The boys and I, also, had fun in the "armory".
Strangely, our whole family are fans of "Master and Commander". My husband, dad and I have read all twenty books and, all of us love the movie. (We cover the boys' eyes at a few parts.) The strange part is, that the English were the "enemy" for us Americans. Confiscating our goods and people and pressing them to their own use wasn't so very nice of those British! Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin and the HMS Surprise (HMS= His Majesty's Ship) are our heroes, though. It's brought up some wonderful discussions about how everyone thinks that their side is the right side in a war.
The school house.
It brought out what I know to be my sons' true natures...
One is silly and lazy! (Tsk! Sleeping in class! Actually, this son's problem is always reading in class!)
One son is defiant and definitely a back row kind of kid. (But, handsome as the devil - Uh, oh!)
Take off that hat!
And, my youngest son is an angel! (Thank you, God!)
Yes! It was a gorgeously homemade, hand spun, family kind of day!
I still have just a few more wonderful photos of the farm to share with you sometime next week, if I may. I have a pretty darn funny story to share with it, too! (Maybe, I'll talk about something else for a little bit, first ~ maybe, we'll see how it goes ~ gardening season for us Vermonters is finally beginning.)
Till next time,