So, apparently, the purpose of world travel is not to broaden the mind but to be able to say, "I've been there!" while watching this video. Actually, I teared up a little when they were in Chicago. Amber, I'm pretty sure Tonga gets two shout outs.
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books recently read in the house by various family members - Every few months I print out covers of the books the girls read so they can glue them in their book journal and take notes and keep track of what they have...