We started our day with a trip to the Denver Zoo to see the new Elephant Passage. The Mayor was particularly excited because he has been waiting to see Mimi & Dolly's (the Zoo's veteran elephant inhabitants) new home ever since they moved them a few months ago. It did not disappoint, and the new Asian Tropics display is absolutely beautiful. We are looking forward to enjoying it much more in the future.
|Groucho, one of Denver Zoo's newest elephant friends.|
Since I was not planning to purchase jeans today, I didn't have time to psych myself out, talk myself down and do that whole negative talk thing that most women do when it's time for jeans. But here's the thing, I have been wanting a pair of "skinny" jeans. Walking past the Levi's story was all the inspiration I needed - and in I went. The tall, thin, tattooed sales associate (Lauren) was amazing and really made it super easy. She gave me a measure with this random torturous looking device that she wrapped around me, after groping me to find my hip bone. Whatever the measuring device did - I have no clue - but she came up with the style of skinny's that I should try. She then started bringing me pairs and within 15-20 minutes I was hooked. Happily, I now have a new pair of jeans that I feel really good about. Yeah!! Oh, and also left with a chambray shirt that was on my summer wardrobe to-do list.
We finished out the day with some fun time with friends at Casa Bonita - a Denver institution which I had never had the opportunity to visit. If you've never heard of Casa Bonita, give it a quick Google, or check out the South Park Episode (not kid friendly, FYI).
|Casa Bonita from the famed South Park Episode.|
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