Thursday, September 18, 2008
After a soggy weekend in Chicago I returned home on Monday and promptly crashed, hard. Renegade was great, despite the weather, but the hours were a bit long. I understand the show wants to have people stick around for the bands but really who shops for crafty goods until 10pm?
On Tuesday I spent the afternoon with my favorite grandma at the arboretum. I highly recommend taking a bus with twelve seniors on a field trip. Friggin' hilarious. The group dynamic is very reminiscent of a sixth grade play ground. Except with walkers, canes and semi functioning hearing aids. "Agnes, AGNES?!!" The weather couldn't have been better - not a cloud in the sky. The flowers were beautiful and one of my favorite plants was in abundance. (Never underestimate a good sedum!)
There was so much strolling and chatting that I neglected to take pictures of my favorites. I did manage to get a picture of the coolest use of a gum ball machine ever.
Can you imagine if these were at rest stops across the nation? Oh! The trees we would have!