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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5 Comments on “Stunt I Did Not Try”

  1. kittyhere Says:

    I’m with you – no physically challenging stunts for me.

    • dogear6 Says:

      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.

  2. Christine M Grote Says:

    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.

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