I took Henry and Sammy to the metro cruise
. They had a lot of fun and played in Klingman's park. Sammy was pretty tired while looking at the cars. Henry had a lot of fun with them though. It was Henry's turn to be tired while we were playing at Klingman's
Klingman's park is nice because it is completely gated. That way you do not have to worry about nearby 28th st. The equipment is in good shape and there's plenty for them to do. They apparently bought it from Wyoming public schools who is closing elementary schools.
We went to the zoo again this weekend. I'm not sure if we'll get another chance since we're going to be gone next weekend. Hopefully, we'll squeeze something in but I kinda doubt it. It was fun when Sammy asked to go back to see the Leopards. She was interested the first time but when she saw them on the monitor she had to see them again in person.
I gotta say I really like having a membership to the Grand Rapids Children's Museum
. We go there more during the winter but during the summer you get a month of free admission to Meijer Gardens
, Grand Rapids Art Museum
, Gerald R Ford Museum
, and John Ball Zoo
. We definitely get our money's worth out of the membership.
I got to go to a Whitecaps
game. I'm not sure about other teams but the Whitecaps are fun to go see. I'd like to go more often but life usually intervenes. Minor League Baseball
is a lot cheaper and closer than going to a Major League Baseball
I went with my father-in-law and it was a decent enough game. The Whitecaps were in control for most of the game. It would have been nice if it was closer. South Bend didn't give up though and it had its moments. Final score was 9-2 Whitecaps. The biggest downside was that traffic and parking was miserable and it took longer than we thought it was going to. It had the usual minor league side entertainment that was amusing enough. Although, I was also a bit disappointed that the guy juggling chain saws between innings didn't cut his hands off.
I love how the SCO lawsuit has destroyed what was once a reasonable company. The latest is that SCO has "abandoned rehabilitation" and the judge won't let them sell to some consulting outfit. Unfortuantely, the judge has also refused to convert their Chapter 11 reorganization to a Chapter 7 liquidation. Instead, he's appointing a trustee. This should be good for a few more delays.
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