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Chilly Day at the Zoo

The weather is having some sort of identity crisis around here. It’s 78 degrees and sunny one day then the next morning I wake up to ice in the back yard. It’s time for Mother Nature to make up her mind. And the pollen is out of control. Everything is covered in a quarter inch of yellowish powder. I had to make a special trip to the store the other morning for some allergy medicine.

Anyhow, enough about the weather. The kids and I hadn’t been to the zoo in a few weeks. That’s unusual for us, we’re zoo regulars. The kids were begging to go so I packed a lunch and we headed out. As it turned out the weather decided to be especially chilly that day. I asked the kids which animal they wanted to go to first and they decided on the kangaroos. Continue reading Chilly Day at the Zoo

It’s a Zoo out there!

The 2nd annual Dad’s Day Out at the Zoo happened on New Year’s Eve this past year.  What is Dad’s Day Out at the Zoo you ask? Well that’s when my good friend Casey and I take our kids to the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens together. We’ve gone twice in two years 🙂 He just so happened to have a few days off from work and we were able to head over to the Zoo. Incidentally, Casey has his own blog about fatherhood. You owe it to yourself to check it out: Dashboard Dad. Continue reading It’s a Zoo out there!