S: Mrs. Zentner Went on Vacation
FC: Mrs. Zentner Went on Vacation
1: Mrs. Zentner wanted to go on a vacation.
2: Mrs. Zentner could go | in a stroller, | in a boat, | in a truck, | in a sleigh,
3: on a bike, | in a bathtub car, | or in a tractor.
4: How would Mrs. Zentner go?
5: First, she drove her car.
6: She drove to the station to get on the train.
7: The conductor helped the people on the train. | He showed Mrs. Zentner where to sit. The ticket told the conductor where she should get off.
8: When Mrs. Zentner was on the train, she could look out the window
9: and see lots of scenery.
10: The engine pulled the train. There were 12 cars on the train.
11: There were more than 300 people on the train. Some were riding, and some were working.
12: There were different cars on the train.
13: There were special things to do in every car.
14: Mrs. Zentner got off the train in California. She rode in a car to see waterfalls, giant trees, mountains, and the ocean.
17: Mrs. Zentner walked in the city. She walked to see the big buildings and parks.
18: When Mrs. Zentner got tired of walking in the city, she rode on a street car.
19: The cable cars could go up and down the hills. | Then the cable cars took her up and down the hills.
20: A boat took Mrs. Zentner to an island in the middle of the bay.
22: Early in the morning, Mrs. Zentner went up in a hot air balloon. | The pilot flew the balloon down close to the trees and 900 feet high.
23: Twelve people could ride in the basket.
24: The balloon flew for an hour and then landed in a field. There were cows nearby. The balloon was folded up.
26: When it was time to go home, Mrs. Zentner went to the airport to get on the plane.
28: When Mrs. Zentner flew in the plane, she was high above the land and up in the clouds.
29: Mrs. Zentner came back home after a wonderful trip going in a car, on a train, with her feet, on a street car, on a cable car, in a boat, in a hot air balloon and in a plane.
30: Most of these photos were taken on my vacation in July, 2011. We got on the California Zephyr train in Lincoln and rode through Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and California. We got off the train at Emeryville, CA. We drove through three national parks: Yosemite; Kings Canyon; and Sequoia. .
31: Then we drove along the Pacific Coast on Highway 1. We spent a day on an urban trek of San Francisco. Then rode the boat to Alcatraz and took the evening tour. We went above Napa Valley in one of the largest hot air balloons in the country. We flew from San Francisco to Denver and Omaha. Eileen Zentner 9-29-11