It’s not everyday you get to lay eyes on a seemingly never ending array of original famous works of art.  My eyes beheld so many today my brain is swimming in beauty.  Hours later I still have an involuntary grin!  As we admired works by Leonardo Da Vinci, Fra Angelico, Edgar Degas, John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Giotto, Winslow Homer, and James McNeill Whislter (to name a very few) it was like bumping into an old friend.  There were big smiles and little squeals every time we found a painting that we’ve covered in our homeschool picture study lessons.

As if that wasn’t enough for one day, we also touched a piece of this, my friends.

Yes, at the Air and Space Museum our fingers actually touched a moon rock.  Driving home this evening and looking up at the remnants of this week’s super moon I was overcome.  How much “amazing” can one heart handle in a single day?  I think I’ve passed my limit.

One thought on “What a Day!

  1. I’m so happy for you and so jealous at the same time!! My kids would have LOVED to see Fra Angelico’s work in person! They still open up the photo book that I bought them two years ago for our art study. What a wonderful experience!


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