I didn't know I already had these downloaded until I was messing around on the blog tonight. Since I do, I'll post them....I don't know if I can download without a lot of headache on this laptop I am using. My home computer and I are no longer on speaking terms....mostly because it is incapable of speech....but also because it is now on computing life support. It is looking pretty grim people.
Anyway, these are it. At least these are it unless I find more pictures from Florida. No promises.
OK...nothing fancy....just posting these straight. I am pathetic at using a laptop. No sorting or organizing tonight. So here in no particular order are the pictures of our room at Bay Lake Tower at Disney.
Living room area
Balcony out of the main bedroom
Kids had their own balcony off their bedroom.....made them keep it locked unless a parent was there. Didn't want any preschoolers testing gravity from the fifth floor.
He does enough gravity testing already.
David having fun with his camera outside the hotel one night.......
Picture of the walkway from Bay Lake Tower to the Contemporary hotel where we would get on the monorail....we were on the fifth floor right beside this walkway. We couldn't have picked a better room even if we'd known what we were doing.
hanging out in the room playing with our disney toys we begged dad to buy.....
David took these with his zoom lens. This was the view out our balcony....unbelievable that this is within walking distance of the magic kingdom, huh? What you don't realize is all the stuff he zoomed right past to get this shot....
Here's another shot from the same place.
every night at ten o'clock (if you stayed up that late) you could watch a string of barges float past the resort. It played music and had animated lights on the barges.
I was impressed that they played several patriotic songs during each evening's performances.
It's hard to tell, but that black square in the wall is a big opening with sliding shutters that separated the hot tub in the bathroom from our bedroom. Basically you could sit in the hot tub in the bathroom and chat with someone (whom I hope you knew rather well) sitting on the bed! Kind of weird, but the kids LOVED running in circles through that big window and playing with the big sliding shutters.
still our bedroom...
John, Emily Grace and Grad had to share this room. They had two bathrooms though. This setup would sleep nine people I think and had three full bathrooms. That was a sanity saver for us for the week not to be on top of each other. When you were in the room everyone could still kind of get away from each other (not that we don't like being together **wink**).
This place even had a walk in pantry/laundry room. I guess it is made for guests that want to stay a REALLY LONG time. I doubt I could survive more than a week at disney with my sanity intact.
Notice the dirty laundry dropped 'almost' where it was supposed to be??
Some things never change...even on vacation.
......such as folding laundry and sorting it.
yeah, so sue me.......I'm not sorting and editing tonight, remember???....just skip the duplicates.
David working on camera techniques....
and here's Grant.
OK. I'm done. I have two weeks worth of laundry to deal with. My last unofficial new year's resolution is now officially dead. I can't keep up....not that I care sometimes.
I feel better today, but Grant crawled in bed EARLY...VOLUNTARILY.....tonight. I'm guessing he's going to be sick by morning. Let's hope I'm wrong.
One more thing.....
Grace had an eye appointment today. I should have taken her in September, but am just now getting it done. Her highly unusual need for farsighted vision correction with astigmatism in only one eye seems to be correcting itself over time. He said the good eye is still normal and the eye that has had the correction for the last year is closer to normal than before. He's giving her a lower strength lens for now with the possibility of no glasses in her future. She doesn't wear them other than reading and not even all of the time for that. She's been very grown up about using them when her eyes feel strained, but I don't see her play with them or abuse them. They go right back in the case when she's done with them. Here's hoping in another year she won't need them at all. She's young to start having to mess with glasses already!
Yeah for good news!