Eeee-va - Yes, Shellie May has certainly emerged from her shell (when she arrived stuffed in a shoe box and was shy for a few months). Spunk is a good word for it. Yes, Discovery Park of America was really worthwhile!
Aimster - I remember you said you worked at a Meijer from another of my posts. I didn't know all that history, though. That was a really interesting story. Thanks for sharing.