We discover that places like Lowell Observatory are perfect for an alternative form of schooling – here’s why, because, today was a pretty bad day for me. I kind of hit rock bottom. It is past the three-month mark and just went flat. I had all my washing done by hand and in a bathtub, and after that, I had to deal with a rotten headache. Don’t even mention schooling my son, because it was a battle inside out hotel room! This trip along Route 66 is amazing, but it is quite tiring.
It was a very cold day, my hands and skin were so dry, and we both had cracked bleeding lips from this cold, snowy weather. I found myself over-eating the food I had prepared in our hotel room because things weren’t going right. This was not good.
To slow things down a little bit, I figured out that it would be a good idea to take a day off and catch up a bit. By night, I was feeling much better. However, my brain seemed to have stopped because of my headache. With all the arguments about schooling, we came to the conclusion that I would let the trip be his teacher. So we got ourselves tickets for Lowell Observatory – the home of Pluto. We then grabbed our coats and took off. It was not well sign-post and was quite up to the hills from town.
We had no idea that Lowell Observatory was not open every night. However, we had our luck right as we found it open on this very night.
Education and Travel
We both learned so much on this day. I felt like such trips could teach my son things I struggle with, and as they say – this is world schooling.
- Do you know the Lowell Observatory center?
- Have you been to the place?
- What do you make from your visit there?
- Please share your comments with us.