and it was BACK to the bay area for us!
we met grandpa dick at the oakland zoo, where he volunteers, and had a great time wandering around and seeing all the animals.
layla and micah w/ the tortoises. they were HUGE! checking out the siamangs. I’m always a fan of trains. even smaller zoo trains. we didn’t have time to ride it this time though. flamingos playing in the sprinkler. our family and grandpa dick by the elephants. layla, kissing the pig for gramma laurie. micah, kissing a pig butt… because he’s micah. hopping lily pads in the children’s zoo. micah, showing that he’s part frog. our family. we had a really nice family picture that we took here 2 years ago, and I wanted to update it. this one didn’t turn out as good. oh well. layla, the spider. layla and shane on a caterpillar.
but it was a good game. the giants won and we got to see brian wilson pitch. I kinda wish I’d had his beard. I probably would have been warmer!