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When we visited Europe 2 years ago, my Mom insisted on the famous "pushing down the tower" picture.  She took the pic and said it looked like I was pushing it down....um....really mom?  And this was the best one!!  Haha, gotta love her!

I guess it wasn't as bad as the one she had my Dad do...

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Kerrie La Guardia
Community Manager


Comments (37)

Suzanne Otto
Six Twenty Designs - Lansdale, PA
Your Montgomery County PA home stager

Hahaha! Who knew you were so strong? But at least you have that silly memory to look back on.

Oct 09, 2013 10:38 AM
Jill Sackler
Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500 - Long Beach, NY
LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate

Really, is this a tradition? I never heard of the famous "pushing down the tower" picture.

Oct 09, 2013 10:49 AM
Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage
Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona - Orlando, FL
Keller Williams Land Luxury Division Specialist

Universal studios in Orlando has the exact spot marked for everyone to stand on and where the pic needs to be taken from so the pic works.  Might want to practice some before attempting this again. 

Oct 09, 2013 10:51 AM
Bridget "Mortgage Mama" McGee
SWBC Mortgage 410-960-2061 - Baltimore, MD
Maryland Mortgage Mama NMLS#196068

What a blessing that you got to have this trip with your parents!  This will be a memory that will be re-told for years...and you have the photos to prove it!  I am guessing there will be lots of giggles!

and in your mom's defense...the perspective is different in that little screen on the back of the camera... ;)

Maryland Mortgage Mama

Oct 09, 2013 11:15 AM
Harry F. D'Elia III
WEDO Real Estate and Beyond, LLC - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

That is a famous picture. I have one in my album. Keep pushing it up

Oct 09, 2013 12:06 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Oh yeah, the classic the Pisa picture. Never gets old =]

Oct 09, 2013 01:23 PM
Kathy Schowe
California Lifestyle Realty - La Quinta, CA
La Quinta, California 760-333-8886

I thiink they are both great!  Come on... give Mom a break! :-)  K

Oct 09, 2013 03:03 PM
Conrad Allen
Re/Max Professional Associates - Webster, MA
Webster, Ma, Realtor

Great pictures Kerrie.  Your parents are so young looking.

Oct 09, 2013 08:23 PM
Debbie Walsh
SHAHAR Management - Middletown, NY
Hudson Valley NY Real Estate 845.283-3036

I think she is cute for even wanting to take them this way - they are great!

Oct 09, 2013 09:39 PM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Kerrie, George has a point, it would have been a better shot if you or your Dad were trying to straighten up the tower and put some effort into it

Oct 09, 2013 10:25 PM
Joe Jackson
Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty - Columbus, OH
Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert

Well if you went to push the statue of liberty down, you couldn't since it's closed...

Oct 09, 2013 10:30 PM
Laurie Martinez
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Dana Point, CA
South Orange County Real Estate

I was just there in May, and one of my favorite pictures was taken down the road of all the people lined up to take these shots!

Oct 10, 2013 01:49 AM
Jill Penman
Coconut Grove & Coral Gables Lifestyle Expert!

I think we do a similar picture for every vacation spot we go to :)  There is always something worth pushing down or holding up, etc...

Oct 10, 2013 04:14 AM
Laura Gaither
Crye-Leike - Bartlett, TN
Memphis, TN (901) 239-5284

 This is hilarious!  Go Mom! 

Oct 10, 2013 04:19 AM
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster Real Estate - Gainesville, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

Great memories with those photos.  They look more like they are attempting a yoga position.

Oct 10, 2013 07:39 AM
Rob Thomas
Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954 - Bristol, TN
Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro

Kerrie ...you will remember that forever! Have a great night!

Oct 10, 2013 09:47 AM
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives


You look a lot better than I did! My daughter took me there and made me push it too. I looked ridiculous! But I enjoyed the trip! Isn't Italy the best! I want to go back there ASAP!

I hope you get to travel all around the world or at least to all the places you really want to go with the ones you love. Memories are cherished forever!

I still want to see Paris.

Oct 12, 2013 09:20 AM
Toni Weidman
Sailwinds Realty - Trinity, FL
20+ Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL

Kerrie - your Dad looks like he's holding his hands out in defense of it falling on him :)

Oct 23, 2013 05:15 AM
Nick T Pappas
Assoc. Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Broker/Providence Property Mgmnt, LLC Huntsville AL - Huntsville, AL
Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
Kerrie, keep bracing up the tower until I get a chance to visit it in person.
Oct 29, 2013 12:25 PM
John Doe
Punta Cana, DR
Exceeding Expectations

I am originally from Madison, WI.  I know cheese when I see it...

Aug 05, 2014 11:36 AM