But in my humble opinion, the best thing Grandview has is the free splash pad. I love that little place, and so do my youngest children. Mary Susannah got too big to enjoy it last year, which makes me kind of sad, but I still take the three little ones. I had it in my head that we would go there several times a week and that would be their evening bath...but life gets in the way, and we haven't gone as often as I thought we would this year.
Lately, with my dad sick, we haven't gone much at all, so today I suggested we go, and they were in the car before I could finish my sentence. I decided to grab my camera on the way out. And since I forgot my magazine I was going to take, I was glad I did because it gave me something to do. I don't dare get wet, I'm too sweet and might melt...
Although I did risk it, and got the camera wet trying to get these two pictures:
I wanted one of Tommy up close because he's so cute, really! But he thinks water in his eyes will blind him, and the sun was bright besides, so when I told him to smile real quick, this is what I got:
Now, everyone has to admit that face is pretty funny!! Here's a better one of him:
We do love the water park, as the kids call it. And you can't beat free. Living in a small town is just great!!