So I will admit that I goofed on my times and thought that the day we visited was an open house. It was not. So instead of touring the home, we took a meander around the park and the grounds. Due to the chill, we did not stick around too long.
It was cool to see the river floor plain and being so high up we could see for a long distance. We have had an unusually dry November and the ground was dry which made our time easier.
I would like to give this place another shot in late spring or summer. I think the place will feel more welcoming.
The last time C and I were at this lake we only had Spotty and Stripes. Ironically we visited around this time and it was interesting to see again after all this time. Kid Willow loved looking at the beaver/muskrat. … Continue reading →
A few weeks ago, we wanted to get out of the house and enjoy one of the last warm weekends of the season. It happened to coincide with the peak fall colors and we were not disappointed. We did … Continue reading →
We’ve been sick off and on and I am finally able to catch up with what we have been up to recently. I hope to get the other small outings posted soon. Truth be told, anyone that has visited lately … Continue reading →
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 … Continue reading →
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 →