Maybe, around 1987??? I look about 4 years old, right?
My dad's immediate family all lives around Detroit, Michigan. Meanwhile, I was born in Ohio (moved from there to Houston), so I never lived in Michigan. We weren't far from my dad's family though, so we would take trips to visit them. I have very vivid memories of this pond! We used to walk around the pond and feed these ducks. I remember doing it a couple of times, and it was always so much fun!
One distinct memory I have is going to this pond with my Uncle Paul (before he even become my uncle, as he is part of the crazy in-law group, hehe) and my Aunt Barbara. He used to pick up my sister and I and pretend he was going to throw us into the pond. Of course, being girls and little kids, we screamed and didn't want him to. And over 25 years later, he would still do this same thing to any child... probably because he is a child himself. JK! .... not really. (love ya!) I have other memories of going to the pond with my Aunt Joann as well. I believe taking us to this pond was a ploy to distract us from bothering them constantly! Touché, Aunts and Uncles. Touché.
P.S. If you can't tell, I am wearing some shape of pink glasses. Possibly stars or hearts? They are totally tubular!
According to Melissa on About.com, bread is like junk food to ducks. A healthy alternative is halved grapes, barley, oats, and other grains. Our cheap activity for kids just got more expensive.