Lab Rat Hits Florida Beach
Gwen, the volunteer lab rat escaped the prolonged Wisconsin winter, fled library duties and the confines of housework to vacation in Florida. Apparently she and her sister shared a slightly wild spring break. Lab Rat writes, “I went to Florida hoping to see an alligator and a dolphin. I saw so much new flora and fauna! and I did see an alligator – actually 5 of them but they were babies – and a dolphin, although just the back and tail of one. Do those things count?” If more dashing moments came while driving her aunt’s golf cart, she wasn’t telling.
A week of sun, sand and apparently golf (gulf?) carts dispelled a dispirited attitude. That is until the polite pilot announced, “Ladies and gentlemen, we are now beginning our descent into Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The temperature is 25 degrees, the wind out of the northwest at 10 miles per hour and snow flurries… welcome to reality, folks.” Lab Rat wishes she could remain on the beach.
Even lab rats deserve zero days. Good to know a good time was had. Now about chapter 19…
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