Homeschool.com Magazine September 2013 - Page 13

story, the words on the page told about the history of the feat of engineering, including descriptions of the size and mechanisms of the canal. I read as quickly as I could, and the kids listened half-heartedly, but the drive wasn’t nearly long enough to complete the book before we arrived at the dock. I placed a bookmark at the stopping point, and just to ease my guilt about not finishing, I promised that I would finish the book after the tour. Once aboard the modern boat, we were transported back in time to the 1840’s with a tour of the Lockport Locks. Seeing water spill over the original “Flight of Five” locks was exciting, but the biggest t ?[?\?\??[???Y?H?H?X?H?]??????H\?YB??[?[ ??\?? ?H[Y[??H???[??Z]Y?\?H?????[?????[??[[???[[?B??]?Z[?\?H?[[??H?\?????[??]B???\???]\??\?[??[??H???[?Y???\??Y?[??H??] ???HY?Z[?H[???H?Y[?????\?Y[??H\??Y??Y???HY?\??YH?H?]?\??]?\?Y?]?\?HY?B?[?H????Y?\???Y?H[?????\?[??B??\?H?\?X?\??[??YHH??K?HX\??[??\??X?[??\?YY[??X[[?]?\?][??[?B??X[H??[?[?H?Y?\??Y\???? ???HY????[?]YX?][???\??&]?\?\[??B?????[????Y[Y\????????[?X?]?]Y\???X??[?H?\?^H^YH?]Y?H??\???H????]Y?]\?YYH??]X????B???Y??]H[??[??\?[YH]?\H????X\????Y[?H[??^H?[???H????]?\?X\?[??YK??]^B?^[?X????\????\][??[H\???^B??\?Y?[H???[??\??X?[[KHY????[??]YX?][??\??&]?\?\[??H????[????Y[Y\???????[?X?]?]Y\?[??X? ?H?\?YX?][?\[???[??H?\?]?^H???HH?????[??]\?[?^\?Y[??B?H??[?]?[?\?H?YH[Y[??[?[??\???H]Y?Y]^H????YHZ\?Z?K]?[?Y?\?ZY??YX\????Y\????[??[????YH????[??H?????\??\??^H][?[??H^?]Y???X?\?]?\?H?X?\[??HY?[?\?\???H^K?^H?Y\????[?x?&\?X\???\?Y????