Last month Miche (our oldest daughter), Darien (her Boyfriend), the triplets (Haley, Criton and Caitlin), Michael, and myself did a family outing to Mesker Park Zoo in Evansville, IN. It was a really fun day with everyone but bittersweet too. Miche and Darien moved to Indianapolis right after this for job and college reasons. Although she has been living with him this summer, and I know we will still see her, it's just not the same. Anyway, here are the pictures from our wonderful zoo trip.

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 Miche and Criton

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Miche

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Miche and Caitlin

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Caitlin and the goat

 

 

 

 

 

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 Caitlin up front and Haley trailing behind

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Caitlin and Criton in the Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

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 Caitlin

 

 

 

 

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 The kids loved standing at the glass and

 seeing the big cats up close.

 

 

 

 

 

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 Caitlin and Criton checking out a bird

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Criton getting a close look at turtles

 

 

 

 

 

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 Mom walking with Criton while he checked out a little girl next us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Dad, Mom, and the triplets

 

 

 

 

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 Haley found a cool leaf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Haley trying to feed the Giraffe the cool leaf

 

 

 

 

 

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 Haley taking a break

 

 

 

 

 

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 Criton and Haley

 

 

 

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 Haley. Up close and personal with a feisty duck

 

 

 

 

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 The kids checking out a red tail boa. Haley really surprised the lady we she climbed on the bench next to her and acted like it was ll part of the show, lol.

 

 

 

 

 

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 They so wanted to play in the water

 

 

 

 

 

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 The girls hitching a ride with the parents

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Miche, Dad, and the triplets

 

 

 

 

 

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 Spying on turtles

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Haley and Criton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Haley following Mom

 

 

 

 

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 Dad and the girls

 

 

 

 

 

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 The kids loved the monkeys

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Miche

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Miche, Darien, the triplets, and mom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Lemur

 

 

 

 

 

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 Monkey kicking back

 

 

 

 

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 Prehensile tail porcupine

 

 

 

 

 

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 The Goat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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