Am I the only one who regularly gets Raffi songs stuck in their head? Yes? Ok, then. Nevermind.
Moving on. We went to the zoo last weekend! We had been wanting to visit Ken's dad, so back around the first week of August we made arrangements to take a trip. Ken had last week off for the fair, including the weekend after, so that just seemed like the perfect time.
We arrived at Papa's house late Friday evening after a work picnic. The kids were in their jammies, mostly ready to go to bed. Benjamin had a hard time settling, but finally managed to sleep. We woke up Saturday morning, got ourselves all ready and headed out to the zoo. Ken's brother, sister in law and niece came with us too, so we took two cars.
We spent the first part of the day going through the buildings since those tend to close earlier than the rest of the zoo. The weather was actually perfect for this trip. It was sunny and warm, but not hot and very few bugs. It was crowded, but not too bad, and not more than you would expect for a Saturday in August.
I didn't actually take all that many pictures, because we were just having fun. I did snap a few when the kids lingered in certain places longer than usual. They kept hoping this elephant would go in the water, but she never did.