Sunday, September 30, 2012

What to do to celebrate eleven years of life...

You mark flying off your bucket list.
 

You even allow your mother to go with you, since she's never flown before either.





Said mother must agree to sit in the back, since it IS your birthay after all.



You take over the controls from the pilot.  After all, you are eleven!



 


You leave Grandma and Grandpa behind, protected by OCHAs
 

While you do a fly-over of the state capital and the capitol building

HAPPY 11TH BIRTHDAY DAKOTA.  HOPE YOU ENJOYED IT AS MUCH AS WE DID!

12 comments:

Steve Skinner said...

My first flight was in a similar plane at about the same age. It was a ride to remember!

Rita said...

I didn't know they could let anyone that young fly! Wow! What a birthday!! :)

That corgi :) said...

happy belated birthday Dakota! Seems like a wonderful way to spend a birthday; what an adventure. You will remember your 11th birthday for a long time! So glad that the OCHAs could be part of the special event too Deanna (and of course Grandma and Grandpa :)

betty

Osage Bluff Quilter said...

Dakota is a lucky little boy! What a awesome Birthday present!

Queenie Jeannie said...

Awesome!! Happy Birthday, Dakota!

jewelzmomof4 said...

It was so cool to be able to take my first flight with my sweet young man Dakota....it made it all the more special!!!! He was speechless for the first 5 minutes and then all I heard was "ooohhh WOW!!!!, COOL!!!!, AWESOME!!!!!, and let's go fly over our house and my school!!!!. I see him smile everyday BUT I have not seen that smile in a long time LOL. Thank you Mom and Dad for putting that smile on his face....and mine!!! I really enjoyed it but seeing him so excited and having so much fun was even better!!

Cheryl @ TFD said...

What a cool adventure for an 11th birthday! Great photos, too!

Pix at Under the Oaks said...

Very cool Deanna for Dakota! A very Happy 11th to him!!

April said...

What a great birthday !!!

AliceKay said...

Happy 11th birthday to Dakota. What an awesome birthday present. Great arial shots of the scenery below, too.

It feels so cool to be up in the air, high above everyone and everything. I know the feeling well. :)

ChicagoLady said...

What an awesome way to spend a birthday! Glad the OCHA's were there to protect Grandma and Grandpa.

Missouri Gal said...

Wow! That looks awesome and what a lucky guy! Happy 11th to your son!