Posted by noa on February 27, 2000, at 10:43:10
In reply to Re: Babysitting, posted by Noa on February 26, 2000, at 11:01:51
It went well. Thanks guys, for the support. I had enough energy to do it and enjoy it.
We went to the zoo. Highlights? 1)Watching the giraffe poop--from afar and up close, several times. This was a huge hit. 2)Running and jumping along the park benches. 3) Using the hand dryers in the bathroom. 4) Eating ice cream. 5) Eating french fries. 6) Eating hot pretzels with mustard.
In between all the eating and bench jumping and the numerous trips to the bathroom (which suited me and my lithium besieged bladder just fine anyway)we managed to see about 1% of the zoo animals (cheetahs, elephants, rhinos, hippos, and of course, as you already know, poopy giraffes).
Major accomplishment of the day? This category goes hands down to the 4 year old who made it all the way to the bathroom from afar, with only a little leakage, despite her belief that she was no way no how gonna make it (boy can I relate!).
Afterward, I also had a nice time just hanging out and talking to their Mom, who is relative by marriage, and we have known each other a long time.
I am so glad it was this weekend and not last. I don't think I could have done it last week.