We live pretty close to the UT campus. Both Chris and I graduated from UT. We still like to hang out there, there's always interesting stuff to be found. Yesterday Bowie and I walked down to the bus stop and rode to the drag for breakfast bagels and ended up going all over campus and spending the entire day there. Fun! and exhausting.
We spent about 2 hours at the turtle pond. Friendly, hungry turtles kept swimming up to him and he commented, "They seem to be taking a liking to me." There is an enormous snapping turtle there. A nice young man chatted with Bowie through his whole lunch break and told him that the turtle is named Snappy.
Then we walked over to the East Campus to visit the memorial Museum (a favorite trip of Bowie's). It's small and free and he loves it.
We had our lunch in the Union building. Tired little boy asked if there was a hotel in there where he could rest! I told him on the 3rd floor there are cushy chairs for resting. He quietly hopped around the sleeping students for about an hour. Hee heee.
And then we made our way home, about 7 hours later. We didn't plan on being gone all day, it just flowed that way. Love our open, free days.