Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Day at the Museum

Today, I spent the day with my in-laws. They have rented a space not to far from their house to pull the travel trailer and boat to for a mini-vacation. Basically - gas prices and other factors have forced us all to get creative with our summer plans.

They typically have taken Taylor on some sort of a vacation ever since she was born, and this year we all get to join in on the fun - as they brought her to the Natural Science Museum here in town today, and I met them there for a fun day of family and learning. We started with a 3-D Imax movie about dinosaurs, then moved to the exhibits, and finally ended our day with a movie/presentation at the planetarium.

We ended the day by picking John up from work, and heading to Benihana's for dinner. I conquered one of my biggest food demons tonight, and I WON! I went, I ordered my own meal, and I didn't make myself sick... I brought a lot home, but I am extremely happy with how things went.

Here are some pictures of the day:

A new camera warrants taking the first pictures of the puppies... this is Maggie.


And here is one of Missy...

Taylor, our niece, enjoying lunch at the museum.


Brooklyn, Taylor's sister, enjoying lunch too!

Brooklyn and her Mommy, Susan, enjoying the Indian exhibit.

Taylor and Susan being silly outside the museum.

A picture from dinner, and again - did I tell you that I came, I saw, I ate, and I conquered!

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