Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Weather Feature Frenzy
Ryan Wick, 10, of Jackson squeals, trying to squirm away from the grasp of Jackson resident Travis Perdue, 18, as he pours water over his head Monday afternoon at Ella Sharp Park.
As his cousins and sister balance on rocks, 11-year-old Ryan Rinnert of Napoleon shivers as he stands underneath a fountain Monday afternoon at Sparks Foundation County Park. "It's exhilarating," he said. "It's like negative 60-degree cold water. It's really, really cold."
Thia Tello, 3, is swung around in circles through the pool water by her father Jim, a Jackson resident, on Monday afternoon at Nixon Water Park. "We've had a long weekend, and with this day off, we decided to come to the pool to cool off on such a hot day," he said.
A man sleeps on a bench with his dog resting at his side Monday at Sparks Foundation County Park.
Eleven-year-old Sayde Hinckley of Jackson, right, hugs her mother Sarah tightly as the two wade in the pool Monday at Nixon Water Park.
Ryan Wick, 10, of Jackson puckers his lips as he turns up the music in his mother's Jeep, dancing around in his seat and bobbing his head Monday afternoon at Ella Sharp Park.
Michael Blount, 5, of Jackson swings his pole with all of his body as he fishes Monday at Sparks Foundation County Park. Two seconds later, Blount fell head first into the pond, and pulled himself loose covered in water. "Gross, gross," he said. "Now I'm all wet. This is so nasty. Yuck!"
Jackson resident LaShay Booker, right, laughs as her son Jamarion, 4, grins while water pours down upon him midday Monday at Nixon Water Park. "It was hot. We wanted to have fun and cool off. No better place than the pool," she said.