Thursday, January 20, 2011

Shedd Aquarium

While Daddy was in Slovakia, Mommy and the boys went to stay with Grandma & Grandpa S.  It’s nice to have a fun adventure while Daddy is gone; that way the week passes quickly!

We headed to Illinois on Monday and came home on Saturday afternoon.  Most of the week was spent just enjoying family, but Grandpa had a great suggestion for Tuesday - *free* day at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago!

I think I’ll let Alex tell me what to type for the comments on these aquarium pictures, so all the words in BLUE will be from Alex!

“Hey, that’s the ‘quarium!”

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“He was feeding the fishes.  He is the diver.  And the turtle got hit by a motorboat.  There was a motor inside of it.”

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“It’s a chameleon!”

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We were finished at the aquarium by about 12:30, and on the way home, Grandpa suggested we stop somewhere for lunch.  I thought Alex might enjoy eating at an oasis over 80-94, so we stopped and had lunch at McDonalds where we could watch the cars and trucks zoom past underneath us.  I think the boys enjoyed the playland even more than the expressway!

“That’s us at McDonalds, where the kids go!”

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Thank you, Grandma & Grandpa, for a FUN adventure!

1 comment:

Kat said...

Sami is currently obsessed with this show on National Geographic...I think it is called River Monsters. Perhaps we should venture into the city and go to the "quarium" it looks like it was a fun day! =)