Today Josh and I spent the afternoon with my grandma: lunch at one of the restaurants in town, followed by dessert at her house. Our visit today kicks off a stretch during which I get to see her three more times in the next month or so!
The day looked like this:
And the peonies in her garden looked like this!
We had a great visit and then meandered back to the Twin Cities. Along the way, we stopped at a state park in hopes of a hike.
The trail on which we ended up was beautiful:
But the horse and deer flies were not so lovely, and we skedaddled out of there, back toward home, where errands, a CSA box, and a strawberry-loving, firecracker-hating dog were waiting for us.