Mark, Margo, and their boys were also in Michigan during our stay, and we planned a trip together to Marysville to see Laura’s Aunt Linda and her family. Mark did not make the trip because he had to work, but “work” in this context may or may not be code for “building a Wizard Tower in Clash of Clans.” At any rate, he missed his son Miles once again transforming an ordinary playground into an Arena of Death, possibly because he chose to build an Arena of Death in Clash of Clans.
The kids also played on the only merry-go-round left in the Western world.
You’ll notice Laura wearing a jacket in the above picture. That’s because it was a bit chilly, very windy, and a little rainy, all of which did nothing to prevent this:
Eventually, the kids realized they were cold and came out of the splash park, and the chilly weather did not stop them from having a blast.
The next day, Laura, John, Diane, and I had planned to take McKenna to the Detroit Zoo, but some early rain had us thinking twice about that. As it turned out, the rain stopped at about one and the day at the zoo was perfect.
The polar bear alone was worth the price of admission to the zoo, and we got to see it swim right over the underwater tube in the polar bear habitat. It was probably for the best that Miles was not with us to transform the polar bear habitat into another Arena of Death.