Family Vacation – July, 2012

Our family got together this past week for our annual summer vacation!

Harry S. Truman

The Royals beat the White Sox, 6-3!








A good time was had by all in the Kansas City area.  Bethany flew in from San Francisco, Dan and Emily drove down from Ames, and Dave and Carolyn drove in from Saint Paul.

The Uptown Theater in Kansas City!

We enjoyed a major league baseball game Saturday evening, the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox!  We saw most of the Kansas City Zoo, after walking around it’s great expanse Sunday morning and afternoon in the scorching heat.  We visited Crown Center, it’s shoppes and the Hallmark Museum.  While in Country Club Plaza, we ate delicious barbecue.

At a KC Royals game!

We learned about President Harry Truman at his presidential library and saw his

Science City at Union Station in KC!

home in Independence.  Science City at Union Station was amazing, and Bethany, Carolyn, and Dave enjoyed a Brandi Carlile concert at the Uptown Theater.  Good food and time together made it a relaxing, yet eventful vacation.

Relaxing in the pool on a hot, hot day!

We even had time to swim in the hotel pool…another fun vacation!

Animals at the KC Zoo!

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