Today we received a reprieve from the rain that has been soaking the area, so we decided we were going to make the most of the blue skies and take in some of Illinois' fall colors. After much debate, we settled on going to Pere Marquette State Park by way of Alton, IL so we … Continue reading A Visit to Pere Marquette State Park
Given the final arrival of spring (or did we just skip to early summer?), we decided to take a day trip to the St. Louis Zoo. So after eating breakfast, we loaded up the van and headed south. Upon arrival, we were greeted by quite a bit of traffic in Forrest Park and lots of … Continue reading To the Zoo!