Sunday, August 17, 2008
Civil War... again
Once again we spent a day at the annual Civil War Reenactment. Tate became interested in the Civil War over a year ago, so he's the driving force here, but a good time was had by all.
I mean, good grief, there were not only toy weapons, there were REAL ones!
The reenactors love to talk with the boys - tell them stories and tell them about all their "stuff". Some of them will even let the boys hold some of the weapons - some replicas and some are the real deal.
I think Tate's favorite is a little cannon that is a real-size replica of a signalling cannon that will shoot golf balls!
All the boys love the battles... ARTILLERY! Sometimes when they fire the cannons, they make incredible smoke rings that go rolling above the field.