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 →
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 →
After some research, C and I agreed that visiting the Oliver Kelly Farm would be fun for Baby Willow. It is on the register for Minnesota Historical Society’s list of places to visit and is an interactive farm still run … Continue reading →
C and I have learned over the years that nice days in October are to be enjoyed outside. We decided to go further afield and visit Elk River, MN. It is a small town north of the Twin Cities. Elk … Continue reading →
Baby Willow and I went to the St. Paul side of the Mississippi River and walked on the river-walk from the Hartford Avenue to Summit Avenue. Baby Willow really seemed to enjoy the yellow maple leaves. Maple leaves are giving … Continue reading →
It’s been a slow time for the Blue Willow family. We decided a small walk around a favorite lake would do. Powderhorn Park is a place with many memories going back several years. It is a place that is unlikely … Continue reading →
So a couple weeks later C wanted to take a walk along a different stretch of Minnehaha Creek. Baby Willow was being looked after, and we brought Spotty and Stripes with us. This time we started at 28th Avenue and … Continue reading →
It was a beautiful day. I needed to run a couple of errands and wanted to teach Baby Willow about how nature is all around us. We saw many squirrels forging for black walnuts and other edibles. We saw Monarchs … Continue reading →