Christina Parker Photography

"Preserving Time for Generations to Come"

The Heat is On! Day 27, 365 Photo Project, ~May 25, 2011 May 25, 2011

“Hockey Players have fire in their hearts and ice in their veins” ~Author unknown

Today, we spent the day at Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida. Saw some unique animals up and close, and went on some wet water rides! Busch Gardens is good if you like a lot of thrill rollcoaster rides, which I do, but I try now to limit them, with being prone to back and shoulder injuries. It has a component of wildlife preservation. Lots of parrots, birds, and wild animals. As a child, around the age of 9, was when I went to Busch Gardens for the first time. I have some fond memories, of spotting the rollercoaster with the loop in it, and going on it for the first time. Going on a log flume ride with my family members. I also had a snapping turtle hiss at me, so I’m not that fond of turtles, from that experience, and it’s also where I rode an elephant! I haven’t been back until this trip, We sought out the cover shade, as often as we could! I was trying not to complain of the heat, because being only May, I knew that the really hot weather wasn’t for a few months away. When we got back to the car at 4:30 pm, and saw the car reading the outside temperature, I realize, it was then okay, to say we endure the heat of 107 F! Whoa!! Hot Day

Then we went down to St. Pete’s Forum. I had gotten a ticket for Mike to see the sixth hockey game eastern final of the Tampa Bay Lightening vs Boston Bruins. He went to the game, and I went to see Pirates of the Carribean, and for the first 30 minutes, I was the only one in that theatre room.
Great game for Mike, and I had to included this picture with the McDonald’s Box office, as he loves Mickey Dee’s!

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