Thursday, June 10, 2010

He Just Might be Our Son After All

Raging BullImage by Neuski via Flickr
I can't believe I didn't mention this earlier. 

Jeffrey and I have always loved roller coasters.  Our kids, on the other hand, have always hated them - or, as Cory said, he was 'frightened' of them.  It's been several years since we've even tried to get them on a roller coaster.  We just figured it wasn't worth the price of admission to take them to an amusement park if they weren't going to ride anything.

Then, the band and choir went to Six Flags at the end of last month.  Cory wasn't really looking forward to it, but part of the trip involved performing, and he couldn't let the band and choir down.  Luckily, through fund raising and Band Booster contributions, the trip didn't really cost much.  Cory was just going to spend the day with his friends.  He was originally hoping to be able to spend the day in the water park, but it was a cool day, and that part of the park wasn't even open yet.

He spent the first part of the day walking around with his friends and holding their stuff while they went on the rides.  But then they started feeling bad because he wasn't riding anything and finally got him on a ride.  After that he rode several, more than once.  He called me as they were boarding the bus to leave the park - to tell me that he rode roller coasters and it was AWESOME.  It turns out that once he actually let himself try it and got on a roller coaster, he loved it.  He just might be our son after all!

and now I really want to go ride some roller coasters.
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