Musings Newsletter

ice cream for lunch

“Ice cream cravings are not to be taken lightly.”  ~Betsy Cañas Garmon Today… We went to Hallstrom’s Ice Cream Parlor for lunch Gracie had the Brownie Cascade and I had the Mint Chocolate Avalanche The best ice cream in town! We sat by the fountain downtown and admired the gorgeous flower baskets and listened to…

Scenes From Summer

Yesterday we… Went to a Red Wing Aces baseball game, ate hot dogs and snicker bars for dinner, and watched our team win 13-6! Relaxed on a bench swing at Bay Point Park  and watched the boats go by… What did you do over the weekend? ~Melissa

six senses saturday

Tasting Mojitos Hearing Zee Avi Seeing The squirrels playing hide and seek in our big oak tree out back Touching My fuzzy tuxedo cat Miller, the Zen master of the loveseat Smelling Knowing I am loved. ~Melissa

Staycation-Day 6

“On the beach, you can live in bliss.” – Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys We spent the day at Prescott Beach! About a half hour from Red Wing, and worth the trip. ~Melissa

Staycation-Day 5

Today we… Went to Bev’s Cafe for breakfast (The oldest restaurant in Red Wing!) Played at the park Went to Caribou for lunch and coffee and listened to trains go by while we read and wrote and I downloaded this free Steampunk cookbook to my Kindle! so many new, funky recipes to try! Can’t wait…

Staycation-Day 4

“The dearest spot on Earth to me is home, sweet home.” ~W.T. Wrighton Today we… had jelly doughnuts and rosepetal tea for breakfast went for a walk with Andie and Madeline May did some reading and writing and I watched Husband make barbecue magic happen in our kitchen and listened to the bees buzz and…

Staycation-Day 3

Today we went to see… Gracie has been a long time fan of the animated series, Avatar, and was so excited to see Shyamalan’s version of one of her favorite shows. It was very entertaining. I’m glad we went to see it on the big screen. I must admit, I had a difficult time thinking…

Staycation-Day 2

“Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than any magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, it is the strongest conjuration.” ~Charles Dickens Yesterday we… slept in had our dear friend TJ over for Coneys walked downtown Red Wing while the sun was setting and enjoyed appetizers and mojitos…

Staycation Day 1

“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” ~Robert Southey Today we… Walked up to the farmers market and looked around. What a gorgeous, sunny day! Decided to grill hot dogs for lunch… and We debated, pool or beach? Pool won, and we headed to the Red Wing Aquatic Center to take…