Monday, November 9, 2015

Swanhorst Reunion

UntitledBecause one reunion just isn't enough we also attended the Swanhorst Family reunion the day after the Melius Family reunion. Yikes! The Swanhorst reunion was a little bigger. Three Meliuses married three Swanhorsts, so you still had a ton of Meliuses there, but also from Denver, we have more cousins that aren't Meliuses, but they're Swanhorsts. Can this be anymore confusing  because I really don't even know what I'm writing.
UntitledWe hung out in Aberdeen, SD for the day and visited Storybook Land where I'm sure it was over 90 degrees outside with 90% humidity. Seriously. Storybook Land is an adorable little park filled with storybook characters.
UntitledWe met the three little pigs,
Untitledwent down the old lady's shoe slide, Untitledfound Cinderella's carriage,  UntitledUncle Conrad treated the children to rides on the carousel,
Then we found the Wizard of Oz characters and followed the yellow brick road.UntitledThe scarecrow showed us the way to go where we found Untitledthe wicked witch's castle, Untitled
the cowardly lion,UntitledGlinda, the good witch,
and of course, we found Dorothy and Toto! UntitledAfter all that walking we headed back to the park to chat,  Untitledand swim in the lake.
UntitledA long day in Aberdeen called for beer and wine to unwind after a long day. Thanks to David and Laura for hosting us. We had so much fun with you guys! To see some more awesomeness from our South Dakota trip check out this link.


Laura Melius said...

Ahh . . . we miss you Meliuses! Come back soon. :)

Gretchen said...

I've always thought the Dorothy at Storybookland was the scariest-looking statue I've ever seen. Also, it's hard work keeping all the Melius/Swanhorst cousinships straight! Looks like a fun trip.

Rachel Francisco said...

Awesome park!