Tuesday, April 08, 2008

April Weekend +

Saturday -

I walked on Front Street while Dick worked on his new cache series. Four and a half blocks seemed to be my limit - with the help of my cane and frequent stops. It's obvious that there's a lot of work to do!

Afterwards we had lunch at Opa's, a new Greek restaurant in the Cherryland Mall. Alice and her husband were there, and it was fun listening to her tell about their trip to Norway and beyond in 2006.

Memphis and Kansas will play Monday for the NCAA men's basketball championship.

Sunday -

The plan was to have brunch at Dinghy's in Frankfort. But guess what? Evidently they don't do brunch anymore - they don't even open until noon! So we backtracked a bit and had brunch at the Brookside Inn - a lovely brunch in a unique, quaint setting - quite an elegant fallback position.

We had a nice drive around Benzie and Leelanau counties. My walk consisted of walking around the parking lot of a Betsie River boat launch area. I think I only walked the equivalent of a block and a half with my cane while Dick was finding a cache.

Monday -

Using my ski-walking sticks, I walked six tenths of a mile on the TART between the marina and the West End Beach. I believe I took a break on every single bench along the way! Dick is still working on his new cache series.

Kansas won the National Championship, and Sharon won the family bracket challenge. I came in third and Dick was fourth. Kansas was lucky to win - the game just barely went into overtime, and then Kansas took control. The final score was 75-68.

Tuesday -

Today at the gym, Alice brought her pictures of her Baltic trip. She has some great shots, and it was so interesting to us.

After gym, we met Dorothy for breakfast at the Omelette Shoppe. It was fun to see her - she is such a sweet, good-hearted person. She loves to tell stories and it's so much fun to listen to her. She's a bit flaky but in a good way!