I won’t ruin the surprise, but a promise made long ago (and repeatedly) was finally kept this morning …
The Golden Ticket Awards were held last weekend in Connecticut.
Leah was pleased as punch to accept the #1 Water Park Ride award (Wildebeest‘s eighth win in as many years).
^ Bonus points if you can identify the photo bomber!
Here’s the full group of winners – congratulations to all the parks!
Matt told us about Blanche’s birthday visit.
Best wishes to Mick as he recovers (his podcast episode with us is still our most popular).
Second big Foley announcement –
I’m getting my right knee replaced in…about 5 minutes! I’ll check back in when I kick out of anesthesia? pic.twitter.com/WXgmDf61zV
— Mick Foley (@RealMickFoley) September 11, 2017
Be sure to enter our a-MAZE-ing Sweepstakes!
For our Ancestor Appreciation Day discussion, Lauren honored two of her great-grandfathers (Santa Jim Yellig and Louis J. Koch), pictured below at Santa Claus Land with a future president:
Here’s our cute little friend Kevin, no doubt unaware of his parents’ scheming ways:
— Alyssa W (@Akweihe) September 10, 2017
Evana’s son is planning his career:
— Evana Sandusky (@EvanaSandusky) September 11, 2017
Here’s that breathtaking Thunderbird photo taken by Jon Green:
— Jon Green (@JGreen_LAT) September 9, 2017
A great #ThrowBackThursday from DT:
— DT (@lifeonthelift) September 7, 2017
And here’s proof of that lost tooth:
— Kim Gooch (@kgooch78) September 4, 2017
Zack checks out our Google Street View:
— Zack Keeney (@zack_keeney) September 5, 2017
… and The Coaster Crew does it again:
— The Coaster Crew (@Coastercrew) September 6, 2017
(Brace yourself, Lauren – here it comes!)
— The Coaster Crew (@Coastercrew) September 11, 2017
As we end this post, here’s a reminder that both parks are open this Saturday and closed for a private event on Sunday. Then next Saturday (September 23), Happy Halloween Weekends begin!
Thanks for listening!