Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Thoughts from a Theme Park

Oh my goodness... Was it really necessary to drive the three hours to get here? I'm sure the kids could have had a good time sitting at home with paper and crayons coloring without all the hassles of loading the car, packing food, diapers, entertainment, Tatty's sefarim so he isn't bittul torah... etcetera... the list goes on and on. And anyhow, I am expecting! Standing in the heat, yelling at the kids to not run off cannot be good for me... and I am SO hungry. Yitz said we would go the kosher stand but I am so not in the mood for overpriced greasy chicken nuggets. Yitz doesn't care. Deep fried and meat are two of his favorite food groups. Oh well. Maybe they have a salad or something.
Oh look! Tehilla loves the merry-go-round. And aw, Dovi is being such a good big brother holding on to her. I must snap a picture of this for Bubby and Zeidy. They rarely get to see the kids so they love when we send them pictures. 
Uch, Rivky is crying again. It's too loud for her here. Maybe if I take her on the lazy river she'll calm down a bit. Ok, I'll tell Yitz.


Aaaah, this is so peaceful! And Rivky is so calm! Yitz was such a mensch to take the other kids to the spinning rides. Those ones always made me nauseous. But this one is so pleasant. Hehe, Rivky loves looking in the water to find fish. Maybe I'll get her one as a present for being so well-behaved. Over already? All right... dinner time.


Yum... the stench of deepfried cheap meat. At least Yitz is enjoying himself... even if he isn't poring over his sefer. And Dovi and Tehilla are loving the finger food. Rivky is totally wiped in her stroller...


Well, I won't lie. Today was a tough day. We almost didn't come but I am glad we did. One day, down the road, my kids are gonna look back and remember and cherish this day... I am glad I can give them such experiences.... even if theme parks make me nauseous.

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