Let's focus on the awesomeness of our visit to Reno instead.
We went to Hot August Nights. G went every night, but I could only manage once. I just don't have the stamina for car after car after car but the men of the house sure enjoyed it! Sambo said "Whoah! Tar! (Car!)" every time he saw a different car, which was about every .5 seconds. Good thing he likes classic cars because we're painting his room silver with a black racing stripe soon. (G's inspiration came from a Camaro a few months ago.) Buddy most liked the Grim Reaper car because he's still really into monsters. He is really good to identify the different Camaros, Corvettes, and Mustangs. He liked walking around best, but Sambo loved watching the cars cruise by.
We took a leisurely float down the Truckee River near Lake Tahoe. It was heavenly. It was very relaxing and was fun to enjoy the sunshine and the drunken fools all over the river. Our kids were pretty much the only kids on the river, so we got immunity from all the water fights between friends and strangers alike as we floated down the river. Buddy loved the river, especially the time we hit a few rapids and he fell out and had to cling to a bridge we were passing under. Too bad we didn't get a picture of that because it was hilarious. He loves to be scared, so this was the highlight of his entire vacation and he still is talking about it. Sambo was a bit tentative in the raft, but seemed to like it by the end. And now every time he sees a river he says, "River! Me boat!" so apparently it left a good impression.
|This is what I mean by manhandled.|
|And this is what I mean by loved. He is petting the darn thing. Check out the look of love on his face!|
|They just got done floating down some rapids.|
ridiculously good pizza that we waited in line for 90 minutes in Brooklyn. They've apparently opened up 4 other restaurants around the country and lucky for us, Sparks, Nevada has one. We about died because the food was fantastic, plus we didn't have to stand in line for it!