We spent a leisurely Monday in Columbus. Nate and I wandered along the Olentangy River for a couple hours in the morning, talking and looking at birds. For lunch, we went to Schmidt’s German Restaurant, which Sally and I discovered back in January. And then we went to the Columbus Zoo. Our plan was to wander around looking at animals in the daylight for a couple hours, then stick around for the lights after dark.
The plan basically worked, except that there were very few animals to see, so most of our time was spend wandering through an empty zoo. The lights, when the came on, were impressive. On the way back to the hotel, we stopped at Chocolate Cafe and had grilled cheese and dessert. Nate and Karen came to our room for a little while to watch the second half of Santa Claus 2, a truly terrible movie.