A bit ago, we made a return trip to Crosby Farm Park to show an old friend around the area. In being here we discovered that Baby Willow loves it as much as Kid Willow did when we last visited.
It is just as pretty as I remember it. There is one section of boardwalk where the water was level with the walk so it was a bit worrisome from overflow. C saw a little garter snake. Lots of green algae was in the cattails.
A bit ago we were finally able to visit Como Park when it was not winter. This meant we were able to venture onto the Japanese Gardens at Como Park. Apparently this is the 10th most authentic Japanese Garden in … Continue reading →
This is a post that I have debated internally for some time. Due to our more frequent visits than we’d like and lack of even the smallest “adventures” otherwise, I should mention where we’ve spent some of our time. It … Continue reading →
We had an urge to take a day drip out of the Twin Cities. Due to wanting something that was fairly easy to reach, Monticello seemed like a great option. We tend to avoid the big box shops and like … Continue reading →
Full disclaimer is that both ends of the park were flooded due to so much rain recently. This means that our goal of actually seeing the falls and even the other end of the park was not possible. We decided … Continue reading →
So when you pass by this Richfield park it looks like a typical park. It has a playground and a park building and some space for picnics. It also has a putt putt course that C and I played prior … Continue reading →
It is not hard to realize that Minnehaha Park is one of my favorites in this metropolitan area of wonderful parks. It gives me that same sense of calm that walking on the river path of the River Don in … Continue reading →
The Willow family have been working hard on our gardens now that the ground is thoroughly thawed. In fact the temperatures have been much higher than average. We reached 100F/37.7C on Memorial Day. One place we visited to help with … Continue reading →
Well that is a misnomer. April was rough for the Blue Willow family. We were sick and we had two snow storms. One that was about 7 in/18 cm and the other about 16 in/41 cm. Kid Willow enjoyed playing … Continue reading →
It was a beautiful day and despite the snow pack on the ground it was 50F/10C outside. Seeing as it was also sunny and we had cabin fever; we took the risk and had a picnic in the park. In … Continue reading →