Tuesday, June 29, 2010

6/30 Outdoor Wednesday # 77

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It’s time for “Outdoor Wednesday”. Learn more about “Outdoor Wednesday” HERE

1. POST your outdoor photos and the Outdoor Wednesday logo/button on your blog and link back to  http://asoutherndaydreamer.blogspot.com/ so that others will be able to find all the links to other Outdoor Wednesday posts.

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Summer weather….summer storms…. and lightning!! These were nearby…but not taken from my house! Lightning is pretty…but also very dangerous…so be careful when taking pictures…please!

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Sunday, June 27, 2010

A Southern Daydreamer Reads is now on Facebook!

Are you on Facebook? I have added my blog A Southern Daydreamer Reads ……….. HERE on Facebook!

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

6/23 Outdoor Wednesday # 76

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It’s time for “Outdoor Wednesday”. Learn more about “Outdoor Wednesday” HERE

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The Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia is a national park preserving an area that has been inhabited for over 11,000 years - "from the Ice Age to the Space Age." It centers around several burial mounds and an earth lodge built by the native Mississippian people around 900-950 AD.

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The first sight in the main area of the park is the Earth Lodge, a reconstructed council chamber of the Mississippian people that incorporates and protects the original 1,000-year old floor. A circle of seats and the symbolic bird effigy bring to life this building that had both political and spiritual significance. This is the largest of eight earth lodges discovered on the Macon Plateau.

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From the Visitor's Center, a path leads past an early English trading post to the Lesser Temple Mound and Great Temple Mound, constructed around 900-950 AD during the Early Mississippian Period. You can climb the Great Temple Mound for a fine view of the city of Macon and the Ocmulgee National Monument.

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The mounds were originally topped with rectangular wooden structures, probably for ritual use, and a steep rampway descended from the summit to the plaza below. The purpose of the mounds is not known for certain, but their existence seems to indicate a class of priests and/or chieftains who were greatly honored at their death.

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The Lamar Mounds site includes the only known spiral mound in North America. Standing 20 feet tall, the mound was built and used from 1350 till the late 1500s. This mound is accessible during low water levels of the Ocmulgee River on a ranger-lead tour several times a year.

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Saturday, June 19, 2010

Happy Father’s Day

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To all the Dad’s out there….

Father’s Day Prayer

By Joanna Fuchs

Lord, please bless our fathers,
these men who mean so much to us,
who are greatly responsible
for who we are and who we are becoming.

Bless them for having the courage
to do what’s necessary to keep us out of trouble,
for making us do the right thing,
for helping us build our character,
even when it makes us angry;
and bless them for pushing us to do our best,
even when they just want to love us.

Bless our fathers for being our protectors,
for leading us through stormy times to safety,
for making us believe that everything will be all right
and for making it so.

Bless our fathers for quietly making a living
to provide for those they love most,
for giving us food, clothing, shelter
and other necessary and not so necessary material things,
for unselfishly investing time and money in us
that they could have spent on themselves.

Bless our fathers, Lord,
for saving some energy for fun,
for leading us on adventures
to explore the outer reaches of ourselves,
for making us laugh,
for being our playmates and our friends.

Bless them for being our secure foundation, our rock,
for holding on tight to us...until it’s time to let us go.

Lord, bless these men we look up to,
our role models, our heroes, our fathers.
In Jesus’ name we pray, Amen.

and to my Dad…. Happy Father’s Day… I love you!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Teacher Appreciation Month at bing

image Head over to Bing  for Teacher Appreciation Month. (It only takes a few minutes) Share your story about a teacher and if posted, Bing will mail it to your teacher's school and give you a $5 donation to help other teachers.

Go HERE

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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

6/16 Outdoor Wednesday #75

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It’s time for “Outdoor Wednesday”. Learn more about “Outdoor Wednesday” HERE

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We had a visitor in town last week….. a 14-foot alligator…glad he didn’t decided to stop by my house! Somebody might have wanted to keep him!

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Don’t worry it was relocated to a Laurens Co. swamp by trappers and animal control officers.

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Monday, June 14, 2010

June 14 – Flag Day

June 14, 2010...is not only Flag Day but also the day that the U.S. Army celebrates 235 years of service to our country.

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(clicking on above will take you to U.S. Army Birthday site)

Let’s take a moment today to pay tribute to an institution that has spent over two centuries fighting for and defending our freedoms. If you see a soldier today, stop and tell them thank you. And Happy Birthday to the United States Army! 

Hang your flag high!! Happy Flag Day!

For more on Flag Day….click HERE

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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

6/9 Outdoor Wednesday # 74

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It’s time for “Outdoor Wednesday”. Learn more about “Outdoor Wednesday” HERE

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More pictures from the Harry Potter section of Universal Studios…. thanks to the twins for taking them!

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

6/2 Outdoor Wednesday # 73

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With the holiday weekend, I almost forgot my post!! Today I am sharing pictures my twins sent by phone of Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida over this past weekend…. They had a great time. I will try and see if I can get some more pictures and share them next week….

Hogwarts!

1 - May 29 833 am Hogwarts!! 9 - May 29 117 pm so fun..going back to room.storming now

Flying Fish

18 - May 29 549 pm going on flying fish ride  23 - May 30 951 am scary

28 - May 30 104 pm shark

Rip Rocket

37 - May 30 509 pm going on rip rock it  40 - May 31 500 pm

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