Back from the get-away

We are back 🙂

The kids are fine, the adult in charge of the kids is fine, the house is even fine.  I call this a success.  We filled in the balance of the afternoon with snuggles.

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My only complaints about the weekend are because we are entirely spoiled.  The restaurant we choose had a fairly small menu and Lars had a good dish but mine was super bland and not what was on the menu.  The breakfast was similar – I cook breakfast foods well enough to know that these were not fresh, they were ok but nothing to rave about.  So because we cook too well we are too fussy about the food out in the world.  The house was a cool old Victorian with tons of original woodwork and furnishings.  It was authentic enough I didn’t want to plug anything extra in and made note of the fire exits just in case. We met another very nice couple and learned a bit of the history of the house.  Technically nothing I didn’t guess but the owners were not there and they actually know more details.

We had an odd amount of time this morning so we ended up stopping for Thor Ragnarock and I very much enjoyed it.  The theater was a ‘bistro’ so you could order lunch or snacks and there were seats with tables like a first-class airline so it was a very good experience.  The movie itself was well done, you can’t help but be inspired by hero movies – heroes are the ones running toward the danger, that is what they do.

Overall a very nice getaway.  It is a little town about an hour away and we choose it nearly at random because we just wanted something interesting and unknown to us and that it was.  We discovered that they have some really awesome playgrounds and also a great 20mile bike trail so we will probably be back in the spring so the guys training for their 150-mile ride can do a practice round.  We also didn’t get to tour what the town was originally famous for – the pottery – but we did go to the shoe museum and saw two very familiar pairs of boots; one my grandfather wore in WWII as a paratrooper and the other my parents wore as 70’s era mountain climbers.

I hope it won’t be years before we do something like this again but it was a special way to celebrate our 13th anniversary.

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