Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Sunday, July 17, 2011
Welcome to Frontiertown!
We spent the last day of our vacation in Ocean City at Frontiertown. All the years I spent in Ocean City as a kid, and I had never been there before. It was a tradition in Joe's family and one that Kathy and Mike have kept going for their kids. We got to see an Indian show, watch the Can Can girls dance, see a "shoot out", pan for gold, get face painted, shoot an arrow, dance on stage, go on a carriage ride where we were "robbed" and ride on a swing powered by a walking mule. The kids all had a great time, although Evan thought that the robbery was real and got very upset at the robber trying to take Griffin's gold. He is now a little obsessed with robbers and asks about them all the time. To top off their big adventurous morning, Nani bought each of the boys a cap gun. After Frontiertown, everyone but Claire and I headed to the adjacent water park where I hear they did not stop swimming and going down water slides for 4 more hours. Since I wasn't there, I have no pictures, but sure Evan will remember it forever.
Learning an Indian Dance.
Claire, as usual, was doing her own thing
His eyes LIGHT up when they said he could shoot an arrow!
Looking fierce after their face painting
Learning how to twist a rope
Griffin is a pro!
Telling this guy where they are from
On the carriage, before the robbery (all boys wearing their Mario shirts, courtesy of Nani)
Claire & Connor could have ridden on this all day long
Panning for gold