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A Trip to the Zoo!

A Trip to the Zoo!

“I saw an alligator.  He was sleepytime and he did NOT say RAWR!”  Just one of the many snippets of conversation I overheard between my toddler and and a random woman sitting beside us on the tram.  It all started when she asked him if he was having fun at the zoo…she then got a full dissertation on every animal we’d seen so far that day.  I kept my mouth shut and just listened to his renditions of our experience, as his perspective is always fascinating.  He informed her that the baboons had pink-bottoms, the elephants have dirty ears, and that he saw camels…Read the rest of this entry →

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A Local Haunt: Lazy 5 Ranch

A Local Haunt:  Lazy 5 Ranch

  A while back, our family decided to spend a delightful Saturday morning Green Hour at the Lazy Five Ranch in Mooresville, NC.  (For you Southeasterners that are wondering how I could possibly describe the heat wave we’ve been having as delightful, note that I said a “while back”…I’ve been busy so it’s taken me a while to get to this one.  🙂 ).  Lazy 5 Ranch is a rather unique place – somewhat of a hodgepodge of zoo meets farm meets playground kinda thing.  My first experiences at Lazy 5 was back in my college years, when I drove…Read the rest of this entry →

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