Hope everyone got to give thanks yesterday. I had a few virtual family gatherings, and one outdoor distanced meal with the kids, before coming in to check on the animals and give evening meds. If you’ve read previous blog posts, gratitude is a theme– especially in pandemic times. Check out this article on how to practice gratitude. Photos below from some more gifts that arrived from our wish list. THANK YOU GIFT GIVERS! Melissa and Mindy sent most of theRead more

Thanksgiving Week.

On Monday I drove to South Carolina to swap our alligators for smaller ones. Aaron and I arrived at the Museum around 5 AM to catch-up our current alligators. We use under-the-bed storage containers for transport. Our alligators are all less than 4 feet in length:  Drilling air holes and duct taping the container works great for transporting our alligators. Our Alligators are on loan to us from Alligator Adventure. When ours get too big for their exhibit or holdingRead more

Reading this will only make you hungry…

So it’s almost Thanksgiving.  That most wonderful time of year when we have an entire holiday completely centered on EATING!  Sure, there’s some other stuff about Pilgrims and being thankful and all that jazz, but the important part is the food!  There’s mashed potatoes, stuffing, corn, cranberry sauce, sweet potato casserole (with marshmallow topping), green beans, gravy, pumpkin pie, apple, pie, cherry pie, apple cider, and all kind of other deliciousness!  Some poor misguided people even include brussels sprouts in their mealRead more