Thursday, January 17, 2008

When the weather outside is frightful (-1)...

...it's a good day to go to the zoo.
Sam had a dream about bears last night - that's how excited he was to go today.

"Will the bears roar Mommy?"
"No, I don't think so."
"Well they won't say hello."
hmmm.. He's got me there.

I didn't take my good camera, but here are a few pictures from our 3 1/2 hour adventure. (I'm trying to be better about being in the moment with my kids rather than photographing every moment.)

A day at the zoo with some "stinky anmimals"
and a dolphin show and a bird show - $5 (the free library pass doesn't include parking)


A 25 minute train ride - $7


Lunch at Wendy's on the way home: $4.68

Kids so tired they eat with their eyes closed: Priceless.

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2 comments:

Carrie January 17, 2008 at 9:53 PM  

Looks like you all had a great time. The first and last pictures are my favorite. I love the "sleeping while eating a chicken nugget" look.

MCK Mama January 17, 2008 at 10:36 PM  

LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE the lower left corner pic of Julia looking at the dolphin.

And, yes, as you know, I've witnessed sleep-eating in my children, too. Hey, maybe I eat in my sleep and that's what my problem is!!! ;)

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