Since our Spring Break has mostly consisted of things we had to get done. I woke up in the morning and decided, "we should go to the zoo today!" Of course Jared was coming with us :) so we had to wait until his baseball practice was over. That was good though because I really needed to get tires for the truck. $650 later and a little past noon, we headed to Little Rock.
The line to get in looked like Disneyland! But it moved quickly.
We snacked in the truck on the way there but had to eat at the African Cafe at the zoo around 2:00 for a late lunch. Who would have guessed that a hamburger, kids: chicken nugget meal, sandwich, mini pizza and a couple drinks would have cost $35! Food can not be brought in anymore so in the future...eat BEFORE we go!
These pictures were outside the African Cafe.
A little chilly today. This guy had the right idea :)
I don't know what they were looking at, but last time we were here Canyon's head did not even come close to the top of the wall. Now he can look over :)
These bears were having a grand time digging up roots to eat. It looks like they are pretty starved for food doesn't it? haha
New penguin exhibit. Not that grand. Not that impressive. Only picture with mom in it.
It is so hard to get Canyon to smile with eyes.
Jared and Sahara watching the giraffes. They were having a pushing contest. It was funny to watch and it looked like they were trying to trip each other.
After the zoo, we hit the mall. We managed to not buy anything anywhere except the food we ate and our way in and still blew $100 today. The zoo use to be a cheap trip; nothing is inexpensive anymore but we had a good time.
Dawn, the teacher I work with, gave us her trampoline. It's probably 25 years old, but as long as the frame is still holding, all parts can be replaced. The jump surface is rather new, the springs are kind of rusty...but Canyon LOVES it :) Which is good because he has gone from 65 lbs to 97 lbs in 1 year!
The only down side, very time you get off you are covered in black!
With Spring Break half way over, we have accomplished a lot that was on the white board. However for every thing we check off, we add 2 more things!
My truck is in the shop getting new axle seals and then it goes for new tires.
Sahara and I got hair cuts. I chopped 8 inches off of mine.
Sahara's prom dress has been purchased :) Its a size 1/2 and needs a tad bit of altering and a little embellishments. Shouldn't be much of a big deal or too expensive to do. I'd even attempt to do it but I think I want a pro to make it just right.
A friend donated her trampoline and we have primered the frames. Will most likely get it put up this afternoon.
Winter clothes have been put away and summer clothes brought out.
1st mow of the year has been done (let my sinus attacks begin!)
Some spring cleaning has been started, but not much because that can be done anytime. hahaha, if it gets done!
Thats about what we've done.
Still on the list is:
Sahara going for the driving part of her permit.
The tires on the truck.
Sahara's DNA project.
Homework for Misty.
Pay personal property taxes.
Register for possible summer and for sure fall classes.
More spring cleaning. (notice how cleaning comes last??? hahaha)
I think all will be done except the registering for classes because I think they are also closed for Spring Break.
Malaki is such a bad boy. We thought we were gonna get to bed early last night. But after letting Malaki out to potty before being put in his create, he decided not to come home. He does NOT listen to being called or come to his name. He sees and hears you, turns to look at you, then takes off in the opposite direction. We we left the light on and waited another hour and still no sign of him so we went to bed. He was yipping at the door this morning, but he is banished to the runner till Sunday now.