If you saw a glow in the direction of New York, that would be my daughter. She is incredibly happy doing her zoo internship. I talked to her last night and she talked about the notes she's been taking--complete with labeled diagrams--and the drawings she's been making. Yesterday she worked sopping up rainwater from in front of the lemurs and wallabies. The wallabies weren't in (they might have been moved since it rained *incredibly* hard on Tuesday) but the lemurs watched her activity closely from the enclosure. It amuses her that her instructors aren't morning people either. I guess misery loves company. I don't think Marina was awake before 8AM the entire year, and here she is, getting up bright and early, lunch prepared and at the zoo by 7:45AM. I'm impressed. She is glad that the animals she would favor working with have a similar schedule to hers. The big cats aren't really up until noon since they tend to hunt at night.
In other news, Chase, Sierra and I enjoyed a meet and greet with the Tri-County Homeschoolers. It was nice to get together with new homeschoolers as well as homeschooling veterans I haven't seen in a while. I felt sorry that I didn't have Marina with me. There were a lot of teenagers there. It's hard to get them together once they become teenagers. They are usually off in all directions, pursuing their interests, taking classes at community colleges, or setting up businesses. They are the nicest group of young adults I've ever met.