Science day---studying primates, the opposable thumb...no, Max does not have one. Andrew and Christian tape their thumb to their finger to find out what it would be like without a thumb. "God sure knew what he was doing when he gave us a thumb."
The St. Louis Zoo--taking a look at the apes and monkeys...
Visiting the Lovejoy monument-- Elijah Parish Lovejoy was a minister, a journalist and abolitionist who died a martyrs death. He lived in Alton, IL. where he was an editor for the Alton Observer. He was guarding his printing press after losing three previous to pro slavery mobs. He was shot while trying to protect the warehouse that held his 4th printing press.
Adam at one of his soccer practices. He has the ball.