Here's the lift-off. Kind of a pathetic tree isn't it?
We had planned to visit Vallejo during the Christmas season to see the decorated tree. December kept us busy with hearts and doctors and travel out-of-state; the tree was forgotten.
.......until yesterday. We had no New Year celebration plans and I happened to find that the tree was still up at Six Flags and a New Year's Party was scheduled. I just couldn't imagine that naked tree decorated and I just absolutely love roller coasters. Love 'em! Jerry was agreeable to the last minute plans.
He made a phone call. He had been offered complementary tickets for his involvement in the tree transport, he arranged for passes for 4, we rounded up a couple of friends, and headed to Vallejo, arriving at 5:00.
It was cold out there near the water and we were bundled up warm. We were the oldest folks there. Mostly young people having a blast and lots of families with young children. We watched the seal show, the dolphin show, listened to Christmas carols, enjoyed the warm shark aquarium, and rode Roller Coasters. Jerry didn't ride. There were no lines so we just walked up the ramps and got right on the rides. I had a blast. We left before the midnight laser show and fireworks and were home by midnight.
We spent some time walking around the base, examining how they attached the branches and cables and anchors. They did an impressive job.
The animal shows were cute and creative. Lots of children and adults laughing.
A fine way to end the year.
Peace to everyone.