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Family road trip

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Tuesday we embarked on an adventure… a family road trip to the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in Dubuque. It was a tough day, but also a lot of fun. Allie loves seeing fishies. Peyton slept the whole time, pretty much. Thats him in the carrier.

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Allie liked looking at the crawfish, but she didn’t want to touch it.
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She really liked the huge catfish!

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She would have sat in front of the big aquarium all day!

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She really liked this display that illustrated erosion. She called it the red barn house because there’s a barn in the middle. I think she really liked it because it looked like Applejack’s barn on “My Little Pony.”

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They had a special turtle display that Allie really enjoyed.
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They had a big turtle out to see and touch. Allie actually touched this one!
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We played in the River Boat Museum area too. Allie really liked steering the boat.

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We also hauled some cargo.
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It was kind of a bummer going on a cold day. There are a lot of fun outdoor features at the museum. Allie did want to stop and look at the big paddlewheel outside the front door.

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We’ve been disappointed that the weather has stayed so cold while I’ve been off work! So it was nice getting out of the house for a day. We’re looking forward to going back to the museum over the summer when it’s warmer.

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Author: Jessica

I am a running working mama. We work hard and play hard and I have a lot to share along the way.

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