Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Lions and tigers and bears… Oh, my!

He-e-e-elloooo, Our Shiputzim fans!

Today found the Shiputzim Family (henceforth to be known as “the Shiputzims”*) at the Safari in Ramat Gan.

What were we doing there, you ask?

Looking at the elephants, of course!

You see, 2-3 months ago, ENG revealed to me – in the course of a conversation – that she wasn’t exactly sure what elephants looked like.

After thinking about it, we realized that it had been some time since we had been to a zoo. Needless to say, when the older kids were younger, we went fairly frequently. But, recently, we’ve been going to “more mature” attractions.

So, we told ENG that after Tisha B’Av, we would go to the zoo to see the elephants… and any other animals which happened to be on view.

Everyone chose to come along, and a pleasant time was had by all.

ENG got to see the elephants, and they more than lived up to her expectations. The giraffes, lions, bears, monkeys and ostriches proved to be big hits as well.

To the tiger in the zoo, TSG and ENG made sure to say, “pooh, pooh!” (Reference, anyone?)

And on that note, we conclude today’s edition of Our Shiputzim.

Have a good night.

P.S. As always, we encourage all our readers – including the more reticent ones – to leave a comment. We would love to hear from you!


* As you can see, I’ve changed my blogging “handle” from ALG to “Mrs. S.” – as in Shiputzim. The reason is that one of our astute readers observed that a different ALG had left comments on some other blogs. In order to differentiate myself from that other ALG, I chose to “change my name”. However, here on this blog, feel free to continue using “ALG”.


  1. are you seriously asking for a reference? it is so obvious that it is a lowering of standards to even ask this question....

  2. Hey, SPYYZ!

    So, what you're saying is that you don't know where this is from?


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