In addition to hanging out in town, we decided to go on a mini roadtrip while we were in Topeka. The girls have never been to the Cosmosphere space center and it's been years and years since we've been.
Before I give you the meat and potatoes though, here are some appetizers.
|Grandpa C on a walk with the girls|
|MayLee playing at Aunt Amy's house|
|Alyson playing at Aunt Amy's house|
|MayLee with one of her cousins|
Here we go now...
To be honest, we double dipped. On the way to Hutchinson, we stopped in Abilene to see the Eisenhower Museum.
|We waited for a while before our tour of his boyhood home.|
It's cool - there are no ropes - you can touch it, take pictures with it...
...or even sit your kids on it.
|MayLee is looking at what we soon found to a lunar module. Pretty cool.|
|Alyson was kind enough to share her chapstick (tap-stitch) with Grandma C|
|The girls got to learn about Mars explorers|
|Aly got to sit in an ejection seat|
|Grammy, Grandpa C and MayLee next to the Apollo 13 space ship command center. Uh yeah. I said the Apollo 13 command center. The one they made a movie about.|
|MayLee fell asleep in Grammy's arms|
|Grammy and MayLee (asleep) in front of a the Lunar Module|