Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Our terrible, horrible, no good, very bad trip to the zoo


















These pictures give you a good idea of how much fun our trip to the zoo was today. Be glad you can't hear the soundtrack that accompanied them!

I thought, how fun! We'll go to the zoo today! It's not too cold, the sun is shining & Jack will get to see some animals. I really wanted to see the elephants, big cats & bears.

Here is a summary of our trip:
Minutes Jack was happy in his new stroller- 5
Minutes Jack would have been happy in his old stroller- about 5 seconds...at least we're making some progress
Things Jack enjoyed- sitting in a tunnel eating a granola bar (as pictured below), digging in the dirt along the path, climbing into the zoo keeper's golf carts

Things Jack didn't enjoy- riding in the stroller, walking, being carried, being taken out of the zoo keeper's golf carts
Favorite activity of the afternoon- going in and out of the automatic door approximately 50 times (we need to get one of these in our new house just to keep him entertained!)
Domestic animals viewed- 2 the guinea pigs & bunny rabbits
Real zoo animals viewed- zero
Places Jack cried- in the stroller, in the car seat, in my arms
Places mommy cried- in the car

That being said, we are going to say the culprits of this zoo trip & sour mood are teeth, not my sweet boy. It doesn't help that I think he was a bit tired...

7 comments:

Crabby Rangoon said...

At least the zoo was free. Oh, and I love that book that the title refers to. It was one of my favorites as a kid, because I sometimes had terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days, and it was nice to know that someone could relate.

Andi said...

yes. i thought about calling him alexander all day long, just to make the title complete!

Melanie said...

At least he had that cool jacket on. I hope you had that jacket I plan to steal on, so you looked cool while your kid melted down.

tirzah said...

Too bad they havent taught the zoo animals to juggle, yet.

kaele said...

Are you already in your new house? Or is the move in date coming soon? Congrats on the purchase! Jack is cute even when he's not happy. ;-)

Andi said...

nope, not yet! dec. 9th, although we closed on wednesday so the house is ours!!

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