Monday, February 23, 2009

The Greatest Show on Earth

On Sunday we got up at our regular time, ate our regular breakfast, got dressed in our regular fashion, packed the regular stuff in our bag, and loaded up the car like regular...sounds kinda like a boring day doesn't it... but this day was anything but "regular". Instead of turning into the church parking lot like we usually do we zoomed on by and headed a little further south to Aunt Erica and Uncle Earl's house. From there we headed to the big top in the city for some fun and entertainment at...



Ella and Kate headed straight for the arena floor for the pre-show action. Here they are stopping for a photo opt.


This is Kate trying on her clown nose! That look looks good on you girl :)

Ella, Aidan, and Kate enjoyed watching some sort of jump rope-gymnastics thing.

Kate was definitely getting into it. Here she is saying "Hey, I can do that too!"

The jugglers were impressive!

When we headed back to our seats look what we found...


A clown! Oh, what's that you say? That's not a clown? It's Uncle Earl? You coulda fooled me :)

And the show begins!






She's mesmerized!

Yes, those are goats standing on the backs of miniature horses. I must say I was impressed too!

I think the 7 motorcycles in the the steel ball was Aunt Erica's favorite.

During intermission Erica and I were the girls entertainment. As a side note, Erica and I probably have 100, ok maybe not 100, but a lot of pictures in this exact pose. Earl even commented on how it looked exactly like the one he took right before this with a different camera. What can I say? We've perfected the BFF closeup shot.

Kate found Cooper's popcorn while he was gone and decided to help herself.



A cute picture of Ella.


And the show continues...




I couldn't tell if Cooper's look of concentration was focused on the tigers or the cotton candy but it's cute either way!



A little coke makes everything more interesting.


The rest of the crew.
"Wow, look at that!"


Aren't the elephants cute? I think they were my favorite part.


The final celebration with confetti and all!


We said goodbye to the elephants once again as we left. How did they get outside so fast?



Everyone had a total blast! Thanks Uncle Earl for the tickets. We will never forget all the fun we had.

2 comments:

Staceybby said...

Aw, I can't believe it's been a year since we took Tripp for his second birthday!! That makes me so sad! Now, I'm planning his third!

Felicia said...

I love Kate's new haircut...pick a day you can go to Imagine It. We all want to go together if we can! :)