You know how you sometimes discover cool things only to find out that it’s been there all along right under your nose? When we were buying paint for the apartment a few months ago, Mark and I got lost looking for the paint store, but discovered that the town that my parents live in actually has a charming town center with a park. Like, say wha? How many years have they lived there (10) and this is the first time that we’ve known about it? We finally took the kids for a picnic in that park last weekend and it was lovely – a perfect Fall day. The leaves were just starting to show the slightest tinge of color and the ducks, geese and swans kept the kids entertained.
Later that day we returned to the Nassau County Art Museum grounds to look at the sculptures (another relatively recent discovery). It’s like a mini Storm King practically in my parent’s back yard. And so this is how we spent our cookie-free weekend, recovering from a crazy 2 weeks of too many cookies.