A Wonderful, though Wintry, Weekend in Northfield, MN

I traveled to Northfield, Minnesota, this past weekend with my sister and brother-in-law. The main purpose of our trip was to attend my niece’s concert at St. Olaf College on Saturday evening, but we also shopped, explored the town and university, and spent time relaxing. Mall of America We flew into Minneapolis on Friday morning. […]

Cheekwood, Meijer Gardens, and Reciprocal Memberships

Instead of joining the crowds that were shopping on Black Friday, my family and I did something more peaceful. We visited the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We have been to Cheekwood Estate and Gardens in Nashville, Tennessee, the Chicago Botanic Garden, the National Arboretum and more. I enjoy visiting […]