Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Sunday excitement!

This past Sunday we went to Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (it will always be Marine World to me though). We went with my in-laws because my sister-in-law had free passes for Paul, Sabrina & I. Plus, my father-in-law really wanted to have a day with the grandkids because he's gonna be leaving for 6 weeks to spend in Palo Alto for a program that helps the blind or almost blind learn how to live. Paul's dad is considered legally blind. He can only see limited objects or shadows. He recently started getting like this in the last few years cause when he was in Vietnam, he was hit with Agent Orange which has caused him to go blind.

So, while at Six Flags, Sabrina and I had the opportunity to play with the dolphins. We were so excited!! Below are the pictures from it. Sorry for the bad quality but I had to take a picture of the pictures we got.

We also went on Tony Hawk's Big Spin which we were able to get a video of and how dorky I looked on the ride! LOL What is it with dorky pictures or videos lately of me???!!! I would share but I don't need to humiliate myself! :O)

We even went in and looked at all the pretty butterflies but I couldn't bear to be in there that long cause the humidity was unbearable that I was sweating like a pig.

Towards the end of the day, while Sabrina was on the water ride with Grandpa, Paul and I went walking off a little and noticed that they had the SkyCoaster. In the past when I have seen this ride, I was always scared away telling Paul that "I will never go on that ride." To be honest, I'm afraid of heights but I can still handle roller coasters, but when I saw this ride this time, I told Paul that I would like to go on it. What the heck has come over me?? Paul was surprised too that I said I would. He told me "We can go on it if you want." So, once we got back with the family and started walking, we told them we were going to go on it. Sabrina even said she wanted to go on it............so we all did!! This ride is a kind of like bungee jumping in a way except you swing like your flying like Superman. They take you up 100 ft in the air and once the lady counts "3, 2, 1" I had to pull the lever and it released us. It was so scary at first but exhilarating! I still can't believe that I got up the nerve to go on this! People gathered around just to see a little 6 year old on it. It was so cool! Here are a couple pictures right before we were lifted up the 100 scary feet. My sister-in-law took more pics and a video but I haven't received them yet. I will post them once I get them.

1 comment:

The Adventures of France & Deirdre said...

Looks like you guys had a blast!! I need to take Deirdre when I have the money...she has been begging me to take her. Aren't the dolphins just the cutest?