Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Did a bird explode, or is this some kind of pollen in the air??
Apparently, everyone else in Atlanta had the same idea we did today. The Zoo was packed. It was spring break for the Atlanta area, and I had warned Sandra that the place would be beyond crowded, but we decided to give it a shot anyway. We figured, what did we have to lose? We have season passes. If it was a horrible experience, we could leave, and come again on another day. So off my crew goes out the door, like a herd of turtles, with a picnic lunch in hand, and my double jogger in the trunk. I knew parking would be a nightmare, and sure enough, the kids and I wound up parking on the street a few blocks away from the entrance to the zoo. I am already sweating by the time I reach the front gates where I needed to stop and renew my yearly pass. I walk up to the desk, and the nice lady tries to "upsell" me to the family pass where I can add on my nanny. I politely decline with a giggle, and explain, "that won't be necessary. I am the maid, the nanny, and the cook. All for the price of one." Off we go to meet our friends at the flamingos. After meeting up with our cohorts, we are off for animal adventures.