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Saturday, November 24, 2007

Thanksgiving-Water Park Style.

Yes, it's true that Thanksgiving '07 was spent at Grand Rios Water Park. We went Wednesday night and came home Friday.

While Thanksgiving has been celebrated in many different places and ways for me, including Jonkoping, Sweden one year, Athens, Greece the next, celebrating at a water park is close to the top of the list.

We went to the water park with my parents, both my older sister and her family, my little sister and her boyfriend and my uncle Richard. And hands down, we did of course have a blast. This was my mom's idea so that no one would have to worry about the cooking or the clean up and we could all be together for more than just one big meal.

Here's the honorary photos of the swimming. We did spend a lot of time at the pool and the indoor maze. The kids had a great time.




And we did of course have Thanksgiving dinner. All 14 of us! It was a very good dinner with way too much food but most of us still had room for pie. YUM!

Grandpa, H and Grandma. Just pretend the girl with the bangs in her eyes is not in the picture. Please.
Waiting to eat.
Adrianne (my little sister) and her boyfriend Joe. The kids fell in love with him.
The family.
Apparently Joe missed the first photo so we did it again. Family Take 2.

I hope that you all had nice Thanksgivings with your families and that you took the time to count your blessings. I know that I take far too much for granted every single day. I'm so thankful for so many things but sometimes I get caught up in life, and this world and forget my true purpose and the way I want my life to speak.

Thanks mom and dad for a great couple days at the water park. We had a great time and made wonderful memories. You're the best!

4 Comments:

Blogger suchsimplepleasures said...

your the first blog that i've come across who didn't stay home for thanksgiving. while my family didn't do something as awesome as a waterpark...we went out for a yummy dinner. no cooking. no cleaning up. it was awesome!
great pics. obviously, much fun was had!

November 24, 2007 at 10:35 PM  
Anonymous Chelly said...

Oh what a wonderful idea!! Glad you had a blast.

November 25, 2007 at 11:09 AM  
Blogger The Lindahl News said...

Nothing like a water park and family togetherness to bring out the thankful hearts of y'all!

November 25, 2007 at 2:49 PM  
Blogger Jill Davis Doughtie said...

That looks so fun!

November 25, 2007 at 10:40 PM  

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