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Indigo Girls, Otters and Elephants - Oh My! Thank You Oregon Zoo

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Starting The Week Off... with a smile

While attending The Indigo Girls concert at The Oregon Zoo last night we were able to walk around the Zoo until the show was about to start.  We checked out the 7 month old Asian baby elephant who was completely adorable.  (The light was bad for pics.) I absolutely love otters and was so happy to find my little buddies floating along, drifting in circles and opening their eyes long enough to see me smiling at them.  (I hope I didn't scare them.)

Ann Again and again Starting The Week Off With Otters
Foreground:  Head is close to the wall/camera.  Background:  Opposite direction
I could have stayed much longer.  But... our Indigo Girls were about to play!

Ann Again and again Starting The Week Off With Otters and Indigo Girls
We're Ready!


L: Amy  R: Emily  a.k.a. The Indigo Girls

After a few songs we just had to make it down to the front.  It was a great group of people and our voices were spent from singing at the top of our lungs for hours.  It was a great night!  The Oregon Zoo does a great job for their Summer Concert Series.  Have you enjoyed any concerts so far this Summer?

L:  Me  R:  Rob

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