Friday, June 09, 2006

Alligators, foxes, and pythons, oh my!: Animal Planet Expo (Austin Weekend Best Bet for Kids)

Bring your pets and your kids down to Old Settler's Park this weekend for the summer Animal Planet Tour.

Featured shows:
From high-flying Frisbee dog shows and interactive animal trivia games, to WHOA! Facts with Mo Rocca (Saturday only), to "ooh" and "ahh" inspiring live animal shows, the Main Stage features flocks of captivating animal entertainment and demonstrations. The Frisbee dog show times are 11 AM, 12 PM, 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM, and the Main Stage live animal presentation times are 1 PM and 3:30 PM.

via Austin360

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Gracious Living: Neat Wedding Tradition

We were at a wedding in San Francisco this weekend, and they did this really cool tradition I've never seen before -- a "generations dance." They asked all the married couples to get up and dance, and after about half of a song they asked everyone who had been married less than 5 years to please retire from the dance floor. After a couple more minutes they asked everyone who had been married less than 10 years to retire. This went on until only one couple was left, and they interviewed them for the secret of a long marriage. This couple had been married for 37 years! All I remember of their advice is "dance"! (Which works for me!)

Ben and I were the youngest of the old-fogeys -- the only couple under 50 who was on the floor after all the 5-year-and-under crowd had retired.
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