Thursday, July 8, 2010

things are about to get wild

Allow me to just brag on Omaha a little bit here. We have an awesome zoo. Seriously. Our house happens to be pretty close by and we try to spring for a membership each year. Believe me, we have been using the heck out of that thing lately. The newest exhibit features "lemur island."
It's an enclosed walkway where the lemurs run free. Really, they do! There are some keepers there who stop you from hugging these fuzzy guys or trying to take one home with you but other than that, they are just there - hanging out with you. These are some photos from our last visit, don't you love these guys?
Is anyone else looking ahead to a crazy July? I have a very crafty friend arriving with her super crafty daughter next week. We will be um...crafting (and drinking and laughing). I cannot wait! After all the mod podge, fabric scraps, buttons, glitter and wine bottles are cleaned up from that visit we will be heading out for a tiny little family vacation of our own. Does it count as a vacation if you drive less than an hour away from your home?
I'm excited about all of these adventures and I think it's going to be a really fun month. What adventures will July bring for you?


Melissa Crowe said...

Oh, how I wish that crafty friend and daughter were me and Annabelle!

Jennifer said...

Leaping lemurs! I babysit a little girl who loved to watch Zaboomafoo (or however it's spelled) and every time the theme song came on she would leap about like a lemur. It was cute.

July is always a beautiful month for me-- it brings me to the beach with my honey and his family where we swim EVERY DAY for seven days straight. I love going to the beach with him because we hardly to get a chance to run away together. He works in a restaurant and time off is hard to come by.

Anonymous said...

Great pictures of some great-looking lemurs!

How exciting to have crafty friends come for a visit. Hope you all have more laughter than anything else :).

Vacation is a state of mind, in my opinion, so if you can achieve that an hour away from home, all the better!

My "baby" turns 12 in July - that's usually our biggest adventure, and it's pretty lowkey :). We do our away-from-home adventuring in the spring and fall.


Kimberly said...

Absolutely beautiful photographs. I cannot believe that they allow the general public to mix with them! And yes, I do think that driving less than an hour counts as a vacation! We just returned from the coast and it was magical. I'm very much ready to go back again!

Corinne said...

Crafty friends and their crafty daughters are always welcome :)

I'm jealous of the beachgoers - I am so so so very far from a beach :(

Happy July everyone!