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Spring Break Day Four
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Universal Islands of Adventure is a really neat theme park.

An example of how my mom is weird... She found nothing wrong with

  • The concept of hat as popcorn bowl
  • Wearing the hat, after the popcorn was eaten

We got to the park right at 9. We used valet parking to shorten the walk in and out of the park as much possible. Daddy has a bum knee, so walking is problematic. And yet, we walked the entire theme park. Go us.

The lines were wonderfully short. I got a number of pictures of ride estimate signs, as proof. I took lots of pictures of the boys, and of Mom and Dad. The park provided lots of photo ops.

Walking the entire park once around was enough for me, and I felt no sorrow about leaving the park at 3:40 to watch a movie. The boys didn't mind, since the movie was Agent Cody Banks.

I'm full. Lots of park food, but not the worst examples. No actual junk food. Just starbursts, pizza, ham/egg/cheese sandwich and a cheeseburger. I lasted a pretty good chunk of the day outside, and Didn't Get Sick. Go me.

I'm glad we're not doing another theme park tomorrow. :)

The list:

    Monday - Pink
    Tuesday - Orange
    Wednesday - Yellow
    Thursday - Green
    Friday - Blue
    The Weekend - Purple
  • Slept in until 10
  • Breakfast in room
  • Swim
  • Lazed about
  • Brunched at IHOP
  • Shopped for shoes and books
  • Dinner at Medieval Times
  • Universal Studios' Islands of Adventure
    • Marvel Super Hero Island®
      • Rode The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®
    • Toon Lagoon®
      • Got wet, riding: Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges®
      • Got wet, riding: Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls®
    • Jurassic Park®
      • Rode Pteranodon Flyers®
      • Ate lunch at Pizza Predattoria®
      • Got wet, riding Jurassic Park River Adventure®
      • Walked to front of park with Daddy to get Dinner & a Movie tickets, while Mom and Critter watched Tigger play in Camp Jurassic®
    • Decided not to do any of the rides in the Lost Continent®
    • Seuss Landing™
      • Waited in All the Books You Can Read for Mom and the boys to meet us
      • Replaced Flar's missing Green Eggs and Ham™ Hat
      • Rode The Cat in the Hat™
      • Ate at Green Eggs and Ham™ Cafe while Tigger played in If I Ran the Zoo™
      • Worked on beaded cross-stitch while the boys tried to ride One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish™
        The ride stopped working right when the boys finally got on it.
      • Worked on beaded cross-stitch while the boys rode Caro-Seuss-el™
    • Watched Agent Cody Banks at Loews
    • Ate dinner at Margueritaville
    • Carried Tigger to the car -- his wet socks were making his feet too cold
      Thank God for valet parking
  • Came back to the resort to veg the rest of the evening.
  • Laze about
  • Play miniature golf
  • Watch DVDs
  • Pack to go home
  • Drive to Macon
  • Drive home
  • Unpack