24 November 2013

This is Definitely One for the Family History Books!

So a couple of weeks ago, my niece turned 15 years old.  For her birthday she wanted to go flying.  Yep, that's right, flying - and not in an airplane.

On my bucket list, item #23 is skydiving.  It's not that I want to jump out of an airplane.  At the time, it was the only way I knew to fulfill the true dream - FLYING.  Jumping out of a plane is FALLING not FLYING.

I was educated by the younger generation in our family about a place where my dream could really come true, a place where I could really fly.

In the San Francisco Bay Area there is a place called iFLY.  They use a vertical wind tunnel to get your butt in the air and keep it there.

When I am old and gray and if my sons ever give me grandchildren, this will be the story that I will tell them about - over and over again.  The day I went flying!


  1. It looks like you had fun and you have photos to prove that you did it.

  2. It looks like you had fun and you have photos to prove it too.

  3. A great thing for you to do - cross it off your bucket list!!

    Were you laughing or screaming in the pictures? It looks like laughing to me...but then I know that you are a laughing-type person.

    Did your niece like it also?

  4. That looks really fun! I noticed there is one that recently opened near me too.

  5. I wondered what that place was and now I know. Looks like fun! I'm like you, would love to fly but not by falling out of an airplane.

  6. I always knew you were meant to be a high-flier!!
    - Brenda