Abby looks cool in those shades.

Noel and Jim take a boat to escape down the mighty river.

The story goes that the farmer who owned the land had a grudge going and he let them build this swing bridge and then afterwards they had to cut it in half so it wouldn’t protrude onto his land! They had to counterbalance it with concrete 🙂

Brunch Boat Beer — Nice way to spend a pleasant a Mississippi Sunday

Above the treetops we caught a glimpse of Fort Snelling and sight of a Bald Eagle and though I didn’t get a photo of that, I have to say that the Minnesotan wildlife proved most cooperative in general.

In Kath’s garden there were always chipmonks, squirrels and Blue Jays to be seen the occasional pipesmoker and errrr TOMATOES