Zoo Days in January

We consider ourselves lucky to live in Arizona in the ‘winter’. Mostly because our days are filled with 70 degree weather. Come July through September, we’ll be singing a different tune, and we’ll be jealous of all you East Coasters.

This morning we took the kids to the zoo. We fed the giraffes, watched the lions sleep, saw some crazy monkeys up close and camped out on the worlds smallest picnic table to eat lunch. By the time we got home, both kids were sleeping in the car. That, my friends, is an afternoon success!

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We’re not sure if we broke the zoo rules, but we brought a loaf of bread and fed nearly ever duck in the place. She loved this part.

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He was more excited about the goats in the petting zoo than he looks. Meanwhile, Kelsey went around with a brush and brushed every goat. Making sure “they had good hair for school.”

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As we started to wind down for lunch, the kids took to the play area to get all of their silly’s out. We’re getting in the stage where they start to play with each other. Ryan and I love it. Just watching these two and their imaginations soar is the coolest thing.

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See how seriously she is here? That’s because (two!) boys came over and knocked down her “sand tower”. She immediately put her hands on her hips and told them that “that’s what Pig Won’t does” – it’s a book we’re reading. Boys …

phoenix zooThank you January for the great weather. We sure enjoyed you today.

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