The Happiest Hours are With Flamingos

July 25, 2013

Hi friends!

Here we are again. Another day another dollar. I just realized that I have actually work meetings that require my attendance until 2 p.m. today so that was a huge debbie downer to my morning. 

Last night, I went to "Jammin at the Zoo" which is basically happy hour at the zoo. You buy a wristband and get tasting from a bunch of different winery tables set up all over the zoo. 

The best part by a long shot was getting to pet the sting rays. When that woman told me petting the sting rays was FREE for the night, I legit ran my little wino ass down those metal line barriers and into the sting ray pool. Umm, but not cool, they mixed the sting rays with little baby sharks. I don't care how "safe" those sharks are I'm gonna pull my hand out as soon as I see one. So it went a lot like "Oh! Oh! Mr. String Ray come here! I want to pet you! OH MY GOD WHAT THE #$@#. Phew. Okay. Oh a sting ray! Look! He's coming!" Basically, the sting ray pool was awesome and I never ever wanted to leave. Like ever. They felt like slimy mushroom caps. 

After that we had some more wine and I made the acquaintance of Dan the Official Groundskeeper who said the best part of his job was meeting people like me. Wham, bam, thank you ma'am. Then I came home and drunk interviewed Jason from Passionfruit Ads. I hope you all are as excited for that gem of journalism as much as I am coming up here...shortly. It was slightly a dream come true because growing up I always wanted to be Diane Sawyer. I imagine Diane does her best hard-hitting journalism slightly tipsy as well. 

Alright, I'm off to hopefully get some blog reading in before these awful meetings begin. Oh! And in case you missed it, yesterday I guest post for Kailagh at Love Always, Freckles so be sure to hop on over and give it if a glance (pretty please). 

Who's excited for my interview with Jason?
Who's touched a sting ray before?
Which zoo animal would you most like to get drunk with?
Who has the best readers in town? I DO. 

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  1. When is the next Zoo happy hour! I want to go! But I need to know before I leave work because the Zoo is on my way home! :)

  2. bahahah! Love the image of drunk you hopping around the stingray exhibit trying to avoid the sharks! :) Also: wine at the zoo? AWESOME!

  3. I'm thinking I need to take a road trip to be a part of these shenanigans. I'll park my ass next to yours at the sting ray pool and we'll fend off the sharks while petting wet mushroom cap sting rays.

  4. AAH! Stingrays are awesome! I pet them once, at Seaworld :) Soo cool :D

  5. Happy Hour at the zoo sounds like the best thing ever. Booze and animals? perfect.

  6. jason from passionfruit is so nice! what a fun person to interview! i love the zoo! what a fun day!

  7. Animals and drinks? PERFECTION! I'd love to get boozy with monkey's around, eh?
    Areeba @ Aree With Umbrella

  8. I just found you through steph's blog!! I am FROM STL TOO and I so wanted to go to jammin at the zoo :(

    love your blog, newest follower!!!

  9. Hooray for drunken zoo visits. I would love to indulge in libations while watching otters play. They are hilarious! OUr zoo in Edmonton is so sad. It looks like it did when I was a little girl but all the paint is peeling, it's not good. Great post!

  10. Happy hour at the zoo?! That pretty much sounds like the coolest thing ever!

  11. i cannot handle sting rays and their creepy skin. YAK.


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