The day we spent at the zoo really was lovely.
You could not tear that little boy away from that drum! We really could have spent all day right there and he would have been perfectly happy.
He did, however, really like the bears as well. Funny story time: Drew has let Silas watch a short video of Choying Dolma, a Tibetan nun, chanting. One day he brought his brown bear (looks like Eric Carle's brown bear) to Drew and announced that she was Choying Dolma. That has been her name ever since. When we got to the bear exibit, I said, "Look Silas, what's that?" He saw the bear and shouted "That's Choying Dolma!" Here she (actually, it's a he) is:
7 years ago