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Thomas the Tank Engine

*originally posted on Oct. 20, 2007*

Yesterday Grandma and Grandpa had a special treat planned for Tucker!  We drove down to Cordele in our new van(see below for more info!) and met them to ride Thomas the train!!  We had a lot of fun, and Tucker’s been talking about it non-stop since we left!  You get to take your picture with Thomas.  (You can buy a close-up, but it won’t be available on the web for a few more days.  I’ll add it when I get it!) *UPDATE: The picture wasn’t that good, so I didn’t get it…we had plenty of other good pictures from the day!* You get to board the train and ride!  There are all kinds of activities that you can do when you’re not riding on the train.  Tucker’s favorite was Imagination Station, which was essentially a Thomas play area where they’d let your kids play with tester toys, so that you’d see just how much they LOVED the toy and you could buy it in their store.  But he loved it, and we got out without buying any more toys!!  He did get a tattoo, though!  Temporary, of course.  I’m pretty sure he won’t want to have a Thomas tat when he’s 20 years old!

I haven’t said much about Emmie, but this was mostly Tucker’s day.  She enjoyed the train ride, as you can see in the pictures(in the “our photo gallery” section).  Our schedule was all off because of travelling, however, and she got quite tired and ornery.  So…she ended up sleeping through most of Imagination Station and all the playground-type stuff.

Oh!  One more thing you’ll see in the pictures is Tucker in a big yellow bouncy house.  I took pictures because I couldn’t believe he was actually in it.  Everytime we’ve tried before, he’s flipped out!  So…I guess he’s a big boy now.  He and I have started going on “dates” every now and then, just to have some Mommy-Tucker time.  I asked him if he wanted to go jump on our next date, and he said “yesyesYESSSSS”.  So I think he’s excited.

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