Thursday, October 2, 2008

Impromptu Field Trip!

Wesley surprised us and offered to take the afternoon off to do family stuff. Yay! The weather was outstanding today, so he suggested we go to the park, but I have to admit, I'm a teensy bit parked-out. I remembered, though, that we have annual zoo passes and suggested we go there instead. Wes was up for the challenge, so I filled our water bottles and sippy cups and off we went!

The zoo was AWESOME! It's a small zoo to begin with, and is really never swamped, but since we went on a weekday close to closing time (read = after the school field trips are gone), it was empty. We, literally, passed only two or three other people in the whole place. Casey loved it, because we could let him run amock without worrying that he would disappear among the throngs of people, and Jonathan is finally over his aversion to strollers. We circled the whole park and then de-pantsed Casey and let him run around in the Splash Zone.

We really couldn't have asked for a better trip. We had zero crying or tantrums, it was warm without being hot and everyone was happy!

Woot. Yay for sucessful day trips!












7 comments:

DNIrish said...

I wana go to the Zoo...By the way everyone in the Office enjoys Casey laughing. Whenever we are loosing our minds we play the video clip below and everyone laughs along with him. VERY CUTE!

Petra said...

#1 -- Your husband is a hottie.

#2 -- You look really familiar

and #3 -- cool alligator pic!

Thanks for sharing!

April said...

Danielle - I'm glad the video give's your office a short reprieve! And, next time you visit, we'll hit up the zoo :-)

April said...

Petra:
1. sure is
2. oddly, so do you.
3. thanks!!!

Jane @ Kidzarama said...

Love that sign.
Good to see they've got their priorities straight. ;)

Bridget said...

What fun! I love the zoo, and I bet it is even better when there is no one else there! Great pictures!

April said...

Thanks, Bridget!

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