Our Little Sister Alexis


Birthday: April 16th;
Day of the Week: Monday's child is fair of face;
Sun Sign: Aries (The Ram), just like my Pop-Pop.
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Monday, May 28, 2007

A Day To Remember...

Memorial Day Male Salute

A New Adventure

Today, I went to Penn's Landing and a place called the "Adventure Aquarium" in Camden, NJ. I was hoping to strike out on my own but my Mommy, Grammy, and Pop-Pop had to tag along. Of course, I did need them to pay for things so, perhaps it's good that they came too.

First, we went inside something called a "museum" on the waterfront. It was a quiet place but there was a lot to see. Because my Grammy saw the Pirates of the Caribbean movie this weekend, she thought I just had to have a pirate hat from the museum gift shop. I didn't really like the hat so, she made everyone else wear it so she wouldn't have to feel like her money went to waste (whatever that means).

Next, we took a ride in something called a "ferry boat". The boat was in the biggest bathtub I've ever seen! It was SO BIG, you couldn't even see the tub...just the water. My Mommy said that we were in Philadelphia when we got on the boat but, we would be in Camden when we got off the boat.

When we got to the aquarium, it was a dark but fun place. There were lots of kids like me running everywhere and screaming. I was a little confused at first...but, then I decided to join the fun and start screaming my head off too! I saw lots of different things moving in lots of water. Some of the things I saw were bigger than me. I didn't quite know how to feel about that but, I was a "big boy" and didn't get scared (plus, my Mommy, Grammy, and Pop-Pop promised they wouldn't let anything eat me). We stopped for a quick bite in the food court and went into the aquarium gift shop. I got a new sippie cup, spoon & fork set, and some Finding Nemo bathtub toys!

After the aquarium, we got back on the ferry boat. This time, we were in Camden when we got on the boat and back in Philadelphia when we got off the boat. I had a really great time and hope to go back some day. We took lots of pics to share with you. Make sure you click on the exhibit and scenic grids so you can get up close and personal with the sites.

We hope you had a nice Memorial Day too!

Love, "The Booga"

On The Ferry Boat






Inside the Aquarium



Outside the Aquarium







Exhibits @ The Aquarium
See if you can "Find(ing) Nemo"!


Philadelphia-Camden Waterfront


1 comment:

Monkey Man Miles said...

looks like you all had a ball!


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MY WOODEN RAILWAY COLLECTION

Trains & Characters: Annie, Clarabel, Arthur, Barrel Car, Bertie The Bus, Bill, Ben, Cargo Car, Chinese Dragon, Cement Mixer, Circus Animals & Trains (3), Construction Cars (2), Conveyor Belt Car, Cranky the Crane, Daisy, Diesel, Diesel 10, Donald*, Douglas*, Duke*, Dumper Car, Edward, Emily*, Express Coaches (2), Fearless Freddie, Giggling Troublesome Trucks (2), Gordon*, Harold The Helicopter, Harvey, Henry*, Iron 'Arry, Iron Bert, James*, Mavis, Murdoch*, Sodor Line Musical Caboose, Oil Car, Old Slow Coach, Percy, Peter Sam, Recycling Bins, Recycling Car, Rheneas, Rock Crusher, Rusty, Salty, Sir Handel, Sir Topham Hatt, Sir Topham Hatt's Car, Skarloey, Spencer*, Thomas The Tank Engine, and Toby. (* Engine w/ Tender)

Buildings & Other Stuff: Deluxe Over-Track Signal, Down Trees Track, Glenn Nock Switch Track, Hatt St. Deluxe Railroad Crossing, Mountain Crossing, Round-About Action Turntable, Roundhouse, Rumblin' Bridge, Sodor Blocks Building & Destinations Set, Sodor Cargo Drop, Sodor Engine Wash, Sodor Haunted Mine, Sodor Oil Depot, Sodor Postal Station, Toby's Windmill, Useful Engine Shed, Water Tower, and Wellsworth Station.

Tracks & Accessories: 8" Ascending Tracks (4), 2.5" Ascending Track Risers (4), 4" Curved Road Tracks (4), 3.5" Curved Tracks (16), 6.5" Curved Tracks (10), 3.5" Single Curved Switch Track (6), 2" Straight Tracks (9), 3" Straight Tracks (4), 4" Straight Tracks (6), 6" Straight Tracks (14), 8" Straight Tracks (8), 2" Track Adapters (2), and 14" Wacky Tracks (6).

MY OTHER COLLECTIONS

Trackmaster Sets: Morgan's Mine Railway and Spin 'N Fix. Trains & Characters: Thomas The Tank Engine (2) and Cargo Car.

Take-N-Play Sets: Knapford Station, Percy's Mail Delivery, Colin at the Wharf, and Tidmouth Tunnel. Trains & Characters: Annie, Bertie The Bus, Charlie (2), Clarabelle, Dash, Diesel, Diesel Fuel Car, Elizabeth, Mighty Mac, Percy (2), Rheneas, Salty, Sir Handel, Sodor Fuel Company, Thomas The Tank Engine (2), Toby, Troublesome Truck, and Whiff. Tracks & Accessories: Bridge Fold-Out Tracks (2) Flexi-Tracks (88), Straight & Curved Tracks (22), S-Curves (3), and Signs/Signals (6).

Mega Bloks Sets: Thomas At The Sodar Fair, Thomas & Diesel Busy Day At The Quarry, Cranky & Salty At The Docks, Thomas At The Coal Station, Emily On The Go, Toby Hard At Work, and Thomas At The Logging Camp. Train Characters: Cranky The Crane, Diesel, Emily*, Gordon*, Harold The Helicopter, Henry*, James*, Percy, Salty, Spencer*, Thomas The Tank Engine (4), and Toby. (* Engine w/ Tender)




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