After picnicking in our van to escape the hot sun, we headed to campus where Dave tried to fix my broken instrument. He had to unsolder and resolder a part onto a control board. It didn't work. Phooey. Eddie was a champ and stayed awake and relatively contented for the hour Dave spent working. I was also able to pop my samples into the freeze dryer and oven, marking the LAST sampling event of my 5 month long compost incubation (this is seriously a huge victory for me, research-wise).
Then it was nap time, for all of us. Eddie, of course, didn't want to nap so we didn't get to nap. Phooey again. We decided to have a picnic dinner in the park so we took much-needed showers and headed off. Of course, Eddie fell asleep after 2 seconds in the car. He was NOT a happy kid when we arrived at a "new park" for our dinner. After about 15 minutes and some yummy orange chicken in his tummy he was good to go.
|That's the park. The WHOLE park. At least the play area.|