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Christmas ~ what a Zoo!

Hello gang!

I promised myself, about a month ago, i would tell you about our trip to the Zoo.

You see, ever since I have belonged to this Zoo I have received emails every Christmas about their Christmas lights. The ads looked nice so I finally picked a day when I could run the girls up ( and 2 of their closest friends) to sight-see the Zoo and see how Christmasy the place can be.

Well, the day I picked….

It rained!

….but I was not going to let that dampen our fun!

But first we hung our wet socks (and sneakers) by the chimney with care.

In hopes that our pizza soon would be there….

Then it was off to the Zoo to check out some Christmas lights…

And some snake frights…

There were some big Boa’s and some small green Anacondas

Sea Lions swimming….

Maine Lobsters hiding

And mermaids posing….

~You can see how we were sticking to the inside exhibits~

There were tiny Koala Bears

And huge sleeping Grizzly Bears

These I wanted to be especially careful towards.

I can picture the fierceness of a Grizzly when woken up from his winter nap!

I did not want my rowdy kids running by here and waking these sleeping giants up!

Oh wait!

They did!

They did wake them up…

There was ol’ Huck Finn Grizzly, with the piece of straw hanging out of his mouth saying,

“Scratch my belly!”

Maybe he was not so fierce after all?

All the gorillas were in their cage and out of the cold rainy night.

This smaller gorilla was hiding something and getting fed by the Zoo staff….

Oh wait again!

She was holding her little baby!

She held it up once for all on lookers (both of us) to take a picture of, like any proud Mum would do.

But a rainy night it was .

Bearly (get it?) anyone was there.

But I was not going to let that spoil the umbrella of luxury and fun I provided for the girls.

So Santa provided….

an umbrella so they could stay dry(er)….

….while they caught marshmallows on fa-fa-fa-fire.

It was chilly!

But that did not stop my school of Christmas elves from making the most of it and having a great time!

Did somebody say, ‘PRESENTS?’

That’s it for now boys and girls.

I will try to do a better job next time!

Until then, please enjoy whats left of this fabulous time of year.

Stay warm.

Stay dry.

Stay Healthy!

And give somebody a hug.

And lets see what new changes this new year may bring!

Merry Christmas Week everyone!

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10 thoughts on “Christmas ~ what a Zoo!

  1. Good stuff xxxx

  2. And the Best New Years to you Sandy! πŸ™‚

  3. The snakes – ick! The rest I can handle. Heh. Happy New Year buddy.

  4. I can do that!

  5. You keep up yours. Then we’re all good x

  6. Thank you! And the very best and brightest New Years to you too! when it comes.. Keep up your great work!

  7. Lovely post. Happy New Year when it comes x

  8. Thank you πŸ™‚
    Excellent weekend for you too

  9. Thank you Amelie! I wish the party might have been better, if set on a cool crisp , Dry night. But we all had a great time. Next time we go I will drop you a line so you can join us. πŸ™‚ Wishes for your great weekend!

  10. Thank you for this beautiful visit
    and … nice party for this end of the year

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