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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Quite The Ride!

This was the perfect escape from our cold and snowy winter.
But why is Eldest looking so uncertain?

It's just a little boat ride.
Just like a baby swing...

 But Eldest is anything but a baby.

 So Middlest talked her into a real swing.

A Merry Go Round and Swing in one!

Have I ever told you all that I get terrible motion sickness?
Well I do.
The Agronomist found out about it on our honeymoon...
at the Universal Studio's Back To The Future ride : )
It is amazing what you learn about each other once you get married.

It would seem that maybe Eldest might take after her mother.
While the lighting made her look a little yellow, she was feeling more green.
She was out for the rest of the day.

The two younger ones decided to give it a go on their own.
They had already sat down once, had a change of mind, and got out before the ride began.
Tears were shed over what to do.
I told them it was going to be fun.
Loads of fun.
Fun, fun, fun!
(I just forgot to mention that I've never been on a roller coaster... oops.)

I wonder if they realized there was no turning back?
They were so brave.
I wonder if they minded I was screaming calling for them to hold on tight?

 Really, really tight.

 Smiles are a good sign, right?

Looks of terror?  
Maybe not so good.

They made it.
I could breath.
Breathing felt good.

My babies... getting off the roller coaster all in one piece.
It's all a mother can ask for.

It was quite the ride.

For both of us ; )

xoxo,


This post will be linking up with my favourite teacher...
Jenny Matlock for Alphabe~Thursday's the letter "Q"
Jenny Matlock

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32 comments:

  1. Fun! Those swings get me every time. I used to be fine going around in circles...

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  2. I got dizzy just looking at the pictures!!

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  3. I get sick on every ride now. That's just one of the long list of annoying things about getting older!

    =)

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  4. FUN!

    I love to do these things.

    It's grabbing life before it's all gone.

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  5. This is a wonderful way to spend a cold day!

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  6. ok, what IS this amazing indoor amusement park?! how fun is that?! i'm envious - this would be perfect for us with the winter we're having this year ;-)

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  7. LOL!!!! I get dizzy on a regular swing now....and I used to go on the BIG roller coaster there.......and I'd twist myself up on those swings so I'd not only swing around, I'd twirl.....

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  8. Wow...that first picture is crazy good! I felt a little motion sick after looking at it! Looks like a fun place!

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  9. Good heaves, what shutter speed were you using??

    Those are brilliant shots.

    I can barely get a decent picture of a sleeping cat.

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  10. Love this - but very dizzy now. oy.

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  11. This is wonderful! So glad they survived. I must say I have that motions sickness thing too. Found an underground roller coaster, and I loved it! I couldn't see anything! How perfect is that ?

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  12. Your pictures make it all so real. I think I may be sick to my stomach too. I used to like roller coasters. Never loved them, but I could handle them. Then I had children. And that messed up my ear equalibrium or something...because when I spin them around in my arms I almost fall over from dizzy. I have 4 boys. What am I gonna do? Send Hubs. Looks like a lot of fun...for 2 of them at least.

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  13. Those pictures are ALL crazy good! What wonderful memories!

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  14. What a great escape from the cold!

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  15. I'm with you and the eldest....but glad the others seemed to like it all. Cute Q post:)

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  16. That looks like a lot of fun :) I love riding the rides but they also terrify me since I have a slight problem with the heights thing. Wondering now if I can still do coasters after having E....I guess I should find out :)

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  17. you always always make me smile!

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  18. I'm a speed freak, so I'd be out there with your two youngest. :-D

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  19. Looks like quite a fun day!

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  20. Woohoo I just love a good ride!!! What a fun time ya'll had...the faces in your great pictures say it all!!!

    God bless ya and have a warm fuzzy kinda day sweetie!!!

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  21. I'm with you and eldest...not a fan of the rides!!!

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  22. Great pictures! Your oldest daughters face in the first picture is priceless.

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  23. I used to be able to handle spinning rides like the tilt-a-whirl in my younger days. Now, not so much. Sigh. Your girls are beautiful, by the way.

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  24. poor Eldest!
    ps my husband is afraid of roller coasters! I have to go alone ;)

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  25. Great photos and I felt like I was there too! Poor Eldest!

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  26. quite exciting and dizzy to me...

    have fun with these rides.

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  27. This was quite a stop on our little journey through Alphabe-Thursday's letter "Q"!

    I would love to ride on this.

    And the happy colorful pictures just made me smile.

    Thanks for a fun visit!

    A+

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  28. O Wheee! Quite the day! Have to admit I get a little "green" after these rides too ;)

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  29. Yikes! I got woozy just looking at the pictures! It looks like they had a lot of fun there!

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