Due to circumstances we had to be away from crowds. However, we definitely wanted to get out and enjoy a gorgeous day so we went the other direction on the Greenway. We decided to walk to the river. In the past C and I have walked to the Mississippi River at different points in town so it suits that we would chose the Greenway this time. I am so glad we did, it was a nice change of pace.
C also enjoyed asking Kid Willow if they could get the shoes from the benches for him. Seeing as the shoes were bronze sculptures attached to the benches, Kid Willow couldn’t. At the same “rest stops” they had questions to think about along the way. It was nice to see public art in such a place.
So after more local stops we wanted to try another small journey with Kid and Baby Willow. We chose Redwing, MN. C was really excited to take a hike and Barn Bluff was the place. We went along. We walked … Continue reading →
Kid Willow and C were itching to go out and do something so we revisited Como Park. We first visited the zoo and then Kid Willow and C rode on the Carousel while I stayed back with Baby Willow. Kid … Continue reading →
Photos above were provided by family member with us on this trip. Kid Willow’s love of trains is evident. It also happens that a few family members on both sides of the family have a love of trains too. So … Continue reading →
When we went to Big Woods State Park, we stopped by Northfield each way. C and I both mentioned how surprised we were about Northfield. I will already say that we both expressed a desire to return soon. We had … Continue reading →
So in an effort to find new places near by, we drove the family to Big Woods State Park near Nerstrand, MN. They had a nice welcome center which wasn’t too busy like other state parks. It took a while … Continue reading →
The last time C and I visited Hastings we did not have Kid Willow or Baby Willow. We thought that we would try a smaller trip to Hastings, MN again with our children. This time we visited a different park … Continue reading →
Baby Willow has been promoted to Kid Willow as there is a new Baby Willow in the family. As it takes a while to get to know how things might be with little ones, we will be taking it easy … Continue reading →
A while ago we had a lovely picnic in this park after visiting with friends in the area. We thought it would be a lovely place to revisit. We walked around the lake and explored the park some more. I … Continue reading →
Lately we’ve been enjoying old haunts more than exploring new places. I had a huge desire to have a picnic in the park. Due to the season I knew that my favorite park in Minneapolis, Minnehaha Park, was our best … Continue reading →