Monday, October 10, 2011

Day at the Zoo

On Friday, the kids had a half day of school.  The day's plan changed several times, but then eventually we got a winner.  Steve took a half day so he and Mikaela could make a college visit.  Later we all met up at the zoo for a quick run through.  It was Saidie's first time at the zoo, and when I mentioned our "field trip" throughout the week, Saidie told me she didn't want to go and reminded me she was afraid of animals.

As it turned out, Saidie was less than impressed with her field trip.  She didn't cry or cling or fuss.  She simply walked around quietly and muttered often, "Animals scare me".  Okay, so not the most wonderful time for Saidie, but the rest of us enjoyed the afternoon.  Until we arrived in the hut with the ginormous snake behind glass.  Maimie started screaming and ran out of the hut like the thing was chasing her.  We all thought it was pretty funny (except Maimie, of course).  

Feeding our pork dumplings to the lion


Paige said...

Wow... I am so jealous that you are still going out in shorts and t-shirts!

Looks like a great time was had by all.

Martha said...

I love a day at the zoo. We went back in the summer and it was very HOT...maybe we should try it again now that it's cooler outside.