When in the course of family events, it becomes necessary for one Saturday to have more activities in it then can be accomplished by Martin-kind they should declare the causes which impel them to work and fun and education!
We started our Saturday with Emma's piano recital. She did wonderfully.
And then went to see one of the original copies of the Declaration of Independence on display in St. Paul. Shockingly, not everybody was as excited to see a 200+ year old piece of paper as their parents were. Here we are holding a copy of the copy.
Then we went on to do two kinds of shopping.
And then planting. (We got our obedience garden in!)
And then a FANTASTIC spaghetti dinner.
And then baths.
Finally, we were in bed by 10 o'clock. (Well, the kids were, I stayed up until the wee hours re-reading Persuasion. Why do I do this to me?!)
I leave you with these stirring words...
"And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor."
Lisa Martin (that's my John Hancock, he-he)