Tuesday, May 29, 2012

sadly the last of the pictures

For you Alycia!!!
 One of the best moments of the entire week!!!!  This is Evan's face when his Idol, CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW, came out on stage!!  He got to meet him personally and was made "a real pirate" by Capt. Jack himself.  Evan is still talking about it!!!  The sad part is that when Capt. Jack went out of his way to meet Evan it happened so fast that I didn't get a picture of it.  I thought it was all fine because the "official" photographer got the picture, but his weren't that great. :-(  It will just have to be one of those really really special memories that I remember in my head.

 Evan is being sworn in.
 Landon was a little too nervous to go on stage with Capt. Jack so Daddy got him a certificate.  It was funny though because Landon started to go up on stage but then Capt. Jack started to speak to him and he slowly backed away.  Jacks response???
"Oh good, I didn't want you to upstage me anyways."

Harry Potter world was AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!  Seriously some of the things that they created were out of this world!
 At the end of the day it was nice to have some space where the boys could all run and we didn't have to scream at them to stay close, or to come back, or to pay attention.....

The Itchetucknee River is HANDS DOWN one of my favorite places around Gainesville.  It is one of the most beautiful places that God created and to be with friends while floating .... nothing beats it!!
I'm just glad that Irene didn't deliver her baby on the raft.  I had a dream the night before that she would and then she started contracting.  Thankfully I am not a prophet!!!

Evan LOVED the water.  He kept asking to go in with Justin!  He was so nervous at first but it was so sweet to see the trust he has in his daddy.  After he took that leap of faith and realized that Justin was going to take care of him he LOVED it!
10 adults
10 kids

What would a trip to the Itchetucknee be without a stop afterwards at Bev's Better Burgers.  This was originally just a joke stop, but it was so good we keep going back.

We left the next day which was sooooo sad!  Both boys kept saying that we should've stayed another week.  Evan especially had a hard time saying goodbye to Sahara.


Peter and Mandy said...

Oh my goodness he got to meet Jack Sparrow...I bet he was just in heaven over that one. He looks so happy! Glad you guys had a great time.

Joe Lowry Jr said...

The river pictures are great! Made me crave a burger too.

Sarah said...

I'm tagging along on your next trip to FL. Just be warned.

Linz said...

So glad you guys had an awesome trip!!

Lisa said...

What a great trip! I'm glad he didn't get scared of Captain Jack Sparrow like he did in San Diego :) Did you ever get the article I sent you on the Pirate room at the new Legoland Hotel?

Kira said...

no I didn't get that article Mom. Sounds awesome!!!

Alycia (Crowley Party) said...

Looks like such a fun day! And what cool sticker :) I guess we should get one for our car haha, wonder what company that is! haha