stacy was here (and probably spinning....): back from spring break















Stacy Was Here :
Back at the Beginning

Sunday, March 18, 2007

back from spring break

Finally back from SoCal, which, as always, was poignant.... I love seeing my mom and sister, and I miss them like mad now, but seriously, for the love of my sanity, let me never have to be in the same house with my grandmother ever ever again. Seriously, I have no idea how I survived living with her for so long. If I'd been there a few more days this trip they would have had to send me home in a straight jacket.

I got to do my zoo project this week at the San Diego zoo, which is effing awesome and has tons of Guenons.... and who effing knew, but I love love love love Guenons. They are awesome. Here is a picture of Rocky, the adult male Lesser Spot-Nosed Guenon that I watched for an hour:
He was totally cool... I tried bobbing my head at him, and he always did it right back to me. There was also a little baby one, but he moved too dang fast for me to get a good picture. He was a total ham, too, every time a big group of people came by he would start jumping around and doing flips on the ropes and hanging by his feet and stuff. I had a real blast watching him, though I had to write a lot faster to keep up with him. I wanted to do an hour with the orangutans, who are absolutely gorgeous, or the bonobos, who look at you in way that makes you forget they're a different species, but the enclosures were a lot bigger with lots of places where they could be that I wouldn't be able to see them, which makes tracking them a lot harder, so I stuck to the guenons and did the Schmidt's Spot-Nosed Guenon.

We also saw Wicked, which was effing amazing, and on the way out we just happened to notice a line by the stage door and ended up getting autographs and photos with some of the cast:

This is Adam Wylie, who played Boq

This is Megan Hilty, who as effing awesome as Glinda :)

This is Kristoffer Cusick, who played Fiyero.

Look, it's the Wizard, John Rubinstein.

And, the awesomest of the awesome, Eden Espinosa, who plays Elphaba.

All in all a great trip, but glad to be home again to my nice normal life :)

posted by Cat Named Eggroll @ 4:31 PM   1 comments


At 12:27 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Never hurts to go back and visit friends and family, to full enjoy home once again.


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