Sunday, September 18, 2011

Land before Time

I'm a little... or a lot... behind on getting these pictures online.  This was from the same trip as the previous pictures with the yellow truck.

One morning, we took Egan to see some life-size dinosaurs that aren't too far from where my parents live.  Egan had a blast, and even as I type this is RAVING about the dinosaurs. Truth be told, he was a bit intimidated by their large size and many teeth, but he warmed up by the end.

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The various kinds of dinosaurs were scattered around the landscape lining a walkway.  At each turn, there was something new to see.IMG 8938

Here was a family of stegosaurus.

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A baby something else.  (I truly can't remember all the names.  Some of them look so similar to me!)

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Egan even wore his dinosaur shirt for the occasion.

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This is the Jurassic Park version of the above dinosaur.  They added the colorful fins for dramatic effect.

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They had several dinosaurs surrounding this pond.  The colors here are true. Gross!

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This was Egan's favorite, the triceratops.  I'm not sure why, but every time I ask him... this is what he picks.

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... and finally the king of the dinosaurs, TRex.  Egan was very nervous at this point and didn't trust he wasn't going to come to life and "get him".

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It was a fun morning spent in the age of the dinosaurs, and one Mr. Egan won't soon forget.

Here's another fun thing from our stay.

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There are tons of deer where the grandparents live.  I mean they are EVERYWHERE, and a friend of my parents feed them, so we took egan to see some deer up close.

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They slowly came up after the food was thrown.

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One night we saw about 5, but I think there are normally close to a dozen!

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