Tuesday March 18, 2014
Of course Chris and Jack’s first day in Florida would come complete with clouds and the threat of rain. Â The sunshine state? Â Not feeling so sunny today. Â After some running around town yesterday and showing them how the bus system works when you actually choose to use it (long story where their car rental facility was quite far from the airport) we spent the evening researching indoor activities we could do today.
Through separate searches but at the top of the list for both groups, was the Museum of Discovery and Science. Â Geared more toward kids than adults, we weren’t going to let our elderly and childless status stop us from having fun and exploring all the exhibits featuring sections on aviation, weather systems, and the human body. Â Throw in an IMAX movie about the South Pacific and a simulator on an Everglades airboat, and we were having such a good time that they had to kick us out the door at closing time.
Matt: Â “If you can sail a boat, you can fly a plane”. Â Ok, maybe he didn’t say that.
Con-cen-trate! Â There are lives at stake here!
Don’t ever trust me to fly a plane, I have my wings on backwards.
“I can feel the wind in my hair!!”
I don’t know. Â I think the blue skies and clouds really make it feel real.
If I understand these instructions correctly, first you put your right leg in, then you take your right leg out.
I can do this in my sleep. Â It doesn’t even take two hands.
Afraid of heights? Â Let us show you what it feels like to fall backwards.
True blue surfer? Â Maybe not. Â That’s ok, the rest of us weren’t either.
“Think anyone realizes we’re not registered to do this?”
“Just scratch him behind his heel, he’ll purr like a kitten.”
I know how I got in here, I’m just not sure how to get out..
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