Friday, December 26, 2008

1,2,3,4,5,6,7...THE ZOO

1,2,3,4,5,6,7...1,2,3,4,5,6,7...1,2,3,4,5,6,7... Today I went to the zoo, Festival of Lights. It was my sister Faith, 2 cars, 7 kiddos and me. (Thank you eBay for those $3 tickets) If you've ever gone anywhere with any number of kids than you understand where the counting comes in. Constant counting, ok, am I missing anyone, everyone grab someones hand, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7. The age breakdown was went something like 12, 12, 9, 7, 6, 5, 4 so adult supervision was needed, constantly. Four year olds can run, wiggle and pretty much get under any railing system. We saw the elephants (Jade said she would cry if there were no elephants because they are her favorite animal), the giraffes, snakes, alligators, birds, and well, you get the idea. The Cincinnati zoo is one of the largest in the country so there are a lot of animals. Most of them just lay around waiting for everyone to go home. Oh, we also saw Linda's favorite animal, kind of. We went to McDonalds afterwords and got hamburgers. Yea, her favorite animal is the cow. There didn't seem to be as many lights this year. I heard it was because they were trying to be more green. Stupid green. And let me just say, that was a lot of walking. I think I wore them out. I know they wore me out. If there wasn't enough walking inside the zoo, well, we went out the wrong exit. We walked at least 5 city blocks back to the car. Oh, and I did that mini marathon with a kid on my back. I'm like some sort of Iron man, grrrrrr. Yea, it was fun. The End.

1 comment:

Kelly said...

Sounds like fun! They should have all slept well last night.