B is for Bowling!

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Bowling night with friends!  Lots of fun, lots of laughter, lots of energized kids speeding around the bowling alley and afterwards, the pizza place!

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Love this photo!  Sam is pretending to cry, but not sure if someone( Laney) believes him.  Capturing expressions are really priceless.

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Notice the glow in the dark orange shoes and the bowling ball that looks like a neon pumpkin! Sam is going for a spare!

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I think a bowling alley has it's own culture.  It has a fun vibe in the air and everyone is smiling and laughing....it's like walking into a different land.... one hears the clicking of balls, little hoots of  cheers; one sees children playing as well as seasoned professionals. And of course, there is the food.. which could go either way.  But I love the atmosphere... well, most of the atmosphere.  It's kind of like going to a fair.  Can I really compare it to a fair?  Bowling alleys and fairs do sell soft pretzels.  So that is a plus for both.  I think the biggest reason why I love bowling is the childhood memories I have from going with my family.  I remember when we lived in Sioux City, Iowa,  we had a great place to bowl. It was definitely an exciting night for my brother and I if we went bowling. We would drive into town and park by the big old brick building that used to be a stockyard.  Every floor in this old brick building had different activities on it. One floor a movie theater, the next, a bowling alley, etc. ( I just remember the bowling alley and movie theater). What I remember vividly is buying cotton candy, holding it upside down, and watching it disappear.  I was pretty sad over that!  But learned some lessons about sugar and physics or would that be chemistry???

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Sweet Ford bowling a.... strike!

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Looks like Laney is holding a big pumpkin..... so fun to watch mother/ daughter  (Amy and Laney) bowling together and love the colorful atmosphere in the background... balloons and smiles all around.  Yep, a bowling night is a great choice for a night of festive fun!