We had such a fabulous time at the Omaha Zoo last spring that Ben scheduled another meeting in Omaha on this trip. We arrived a day early and spent a much anticipated day exploring the zoo again! Seriously…if your travels ever take you to, or through, or near Omaha, schedule a day to spend at this zoo!
The Kookaburra – I sang the Patch the Pirate song of the kookaburra to him. He seemed unimpressed. Elaine seems like part mountain goat sometimes…and Grandpa would be glad to know she spent a lot of time observing all the snakes!
In Kingdoms of the Night. I asked them to stand by the stalagtites and stalacmites. In the process, Nehemiah ended up tripping (or getting pushed…not sure which) and hit his head on the rough rocks. He has a purple-green knot on his forehead with a gash to show for it!
The sloth. I thought he was cool. Ben just did a Christian School chapel on slothfulness. He found that the Hebrew word for sloth and sluggard really just mean lazy. When they were translated to English, the metaphor was applied, because the sloth is himself lazy! The old English word is sloth (long vowel) and just means slow.