Day 23- Fun at the Mall

Tonight we went to the mall to get the kids some clothes (both of them had late season growth spurts but thats another story). I told Connor that he could ride the carousel if he ate a couple more chicken nuggets. After he ate what I felt was enough we walked over to the carousel entrance. They had a large sign in front of it saying that they close at 8:00 pm. I looked at my watch and it was 8:02 and the last ride of the evening was taking place. I asked the girl operating the carousel and she said that they were indeed closed. I felt terrible. Connor was devastated. I looked over at the mall customer service and a lady was watching us. I hung around for a minute or two and a couple of guys walked up with their own toddlers. They asked the operator and she told them that they were finished for the evening. They started to walk away and I told them to wait up. I told them to look pitiful because the lady behind the customer service desk was watching carefully. Sure enough, she went and talked to the operator. After a minute the customer service lady told us that they would let us go on. I just thought to myself, “Wow, we really dodged one.” Long story short… we had a great time on that 2 minute ride. ~Adam