DearNHM,
We'vehadsuchfunvisitingNHMasourboysweregrowingup. Nowthattheyareveryactiveoldertenagers,
wedon'tgetthereasoftenanymore. Butthankstoyourinvitationtoshareourexperiences, I'vehadfungoingthrough
oldpicturesandrememberingwhentheywereyoung(andsocute!).
Theylovedthedinosaurs, ofcourse. ButIthinkourfavoritetimeswerespentintheoldDiscoveryCenter-withthe
InsectZooonthe2ndfloormezaninesuroundingit. Thesearesomephotosfromoneofourvisitsalmost10yearsago,
inJuly, 2003.
1.)Ianthoughtitwasgreatfuntopretendthatagiantinsectwasabouttogethim. Hewasfascinatedwiththe
superclose-upsoftheinsectsonthewalsinthestairwels.
2&3)BothIan&Evanlovedlearningaboutgiantinsectsandactualybeingabletotouchthem.
(Verycautiously, ofcourse.)
4)Ride'emtortoisecowboy! EvanontopandIanbehind-theyalwayslovedalthelife-sizeanimalsinthe
DiscoveryCenter. Andtheycouldtouchandplayonthem!
Whatagreatlearningexperience. ThankyouNHM!
Sincerely,
DianeLindley
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