Stunt I Did Not Try
The last vacation that I took with my parents before getting married was up in Canada. For a change, we didn’t camp in a tent but instead rented a cabin that had real beds and a real kitchen. It was quite a treat! We took the dog with, which we also did not do very often.
It was actually quite different to vacation with my parents as a near-adult rather than as a child. I remember the vacation being much more relaxed, more enjoyable, and coming home glad that I’d taken time to spend with my parents and sister before marrying.
And for a change, instead of fishing all the time, my Dad took time out for fun and hooked the boat up to waterski. None of us had never done it before! I didn’t try that particular stunt, but my sister did and had a great time. Even now, all these years later, I’m glad I skipped this. It didn’t appeal to me then and it still doesn’t now. Which is funny since I’m usually up to trying things at least once. But not this one.
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I’m not big on water skiing either. Tried it once and never got up. Put me on a cruise boat with a good book in my hands.
That sounds much better to me!
Amen to that! I don’t swim well, so water sports are definitely out. Cruising is also more my style. Give me a good book and a deck chair. :)
I’m with you – no physically challenging stunts for me.
I could have handled the physical challenge at that time in my life, but it just didn’t appeal to me. I love the water, so I’m not sure what it was but I wouldn’t even try it.