I spent a little time this morning in historic Duluth. Jeremy and I met some long time tweeps, checked out an eight week oil painters class, and just enjoyed a quiet morning on a street that wouldn’t be so deserted on a Saturday afternoon if it weren’t for the rain. Planted up and down the street is ornamental kale. I never expected that healthy green to have a sexy side. I may have to plant some of the Brassica oleracea in my garden at home this season.
Yesterday, Jeremy and I, along with my friend Rachael, spent some time at my favorite local park, McDaniel Farm Park! :) The weather was chilly and moist but I’ve been itching to go out into the daylight.
We visited Freeman’s Mill park last weekend. It’s off 316, almost halfway to Athens. There’s a small retaining pond, miniature waterfalls, and an old grist mill whose exterior you could admire. There was only half a mile or so of walking trail but was pleasant. A leaf on the granite caught my eye: