S: Vacation 2011
FC: Vacation 2011
1: Boone and the Scenic Valley Railroad | We rode a 1920's Excursion Train in an open-air coach car. The train left the station at 1:30 and returned around 3:00. We rode over a very high bridge where it felt like we were floating in the air!
2: Arriving at our seats. | Waiting for the train to leave the station. | Checking your ticket. | Daddy and Calvin enjoying the ride!
4: Daddy, Calvin, & Mommy riding the train!
7: We stayed at the Ramada Tropics Resort in Des Moines. It had a pool with lots of fun slides and a pirate ship to climb on. Your favorite things to play with were the water fountains. You liked to fill up your bucket and splash mommy and daddy with the water. You also liked watching mommy and daddy go down the big water slides!
9: Having lots of fun at the hotel water park. You were even brave to go down the pirate ship slide a few times with mommy and daddy.
10: We went to one of mommy's favorite restaurants, Famous Dave's BBQ. You loved coloring on the menu and sampling the BBQ sauce . You got macaroni and cheese, beans, and cornbread to eat.
11: Checking out the kids at the hotel water park. | Getting ready for bed and reading the hotel BIBLE.
12: Blank Park Zoo
18: Iowa Cubs vs Fresno Grizzlies CUBS WIN 9-4
19: We all enjoyed our first trip to Principal Park to watch the I-Cubs. We all had hot dogs and Calvin and Mommy shared some ice cream. | Calvin proudly swinging his new baseball bat and baseball from the Cubs gift shop.
21: Mommy & Calvin's hands! | SCIENCE CENTER OF IOWA - DES MOINES
22: Balls. balls, and more balls!
23: Mommy made a paper rocket and Calvin helped launch it.
24: Iowa Hall of Pride
26: Meeting Dan Gable!
27: Daddy teaching Calvin about wrestling! | Taking Daddy down for 2 points!
28: Virtual Soccer
29: Playing games with Mommy! | Dance, Dance Revolution and Football
31: Shopping at the Bass Pro Shop