As a "new baby" gift, Eric's company gave us tickets for the family to visit the National Aquarium. I thought that was very thoughtful considering the typical gift is a baby onesie, a rattle, and teething ring with the company logo on them. Somehow, I think Jake appreciated this a little more.
They were hyped and were hoping to see Dori since they watched Finding Nemo on the
After seeing the "junta fish" (i.e. big sharks), the "Nemos and Dories", and the dolphin show, we took them on some of the ships. This ship, the USS Constellation, was used during the Civil War. We also visited the submarine, USS Torsk, used during World War II.
Seriously, that just looks like a bad combo to me!
We stayed overnight a little outside of the city near a Bass Pro Shops. Wives BEWARE!!!! If your husband tells you it is fun....DO.NOT.BELIEVE.HIM! It will suck him in for literally hours at a time, and you will be stuck in an ugly camouflaged recliner next to a lamp of a duck decoy and a mailbox shaped like a large mouth bass. You're boys, however, will enjoy using their toy guns and shooting all of the animals there! My head was already killing me by then and it did not improve. We headed over for a cookout with Eric's side of the family the next day and the kids had a blast! Let's just say....inground pool and multiple battery powered cars.
My headache was still hanging on, and I came home on Sunday with the world's worst migraine. I'm simply getting too old for the sun! My brown spots are proving my point!
We had friends over to swim on Sunday, and I hid behind my hat, sunglasses, cover-up, and umbrella! Kids are super tired (yeah for me!). Heading to Dutch Wonderland tomorrow with the boys! Should be fun. (maybe I'll be better with the picture taking than I was this weekend!)