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Out to Eat in the Summer of Covid-19

Meadow requested Black Sheep Pizza for dinner. Her favorite. We ordered for pickup and headed over there on our bikes.
The location closest to us had been closed ever since coronavirus.
We ate over nearby MCAD.
We were stoked to be eating our favorite pizza again.
We like to eat out but honestly I don't really miss going to a restaurant. I don't feel like I need to have someone serve me. We've been enjoying getting the food for takeout and having picnics instead.
It's not bad at all. I do still miss bars and breweries.
The kids chased butterflies.
We decided to get a treat at the Michoacana store in uptown.
The kids both choose bubblegum. We got fruity Mexican popsicles. Glad these are catching on in the states. We were obsessed with them in Mexico.
Then we biked back around Bde Maka Ska and Lake Harriet.
We hadn't had donuts from Bogarts in a long time, so, Saturday morning we took a walk over.
They have a really great system. You choose your donut from the window and even p…

Another (Careful) Covid-19 Cottage Visit

Another trip back to the cottage. This time we picked up tamales as we were leaving Minneapolis. We stopped in Turtle Lake to eat said tamales. 

The park had a tiny playground that consisted of a slide and merry ground.
There's a bigger and newer one nearby, but this would do.
You have to say hello to the lake when you arrive.
Hello, Lake.
Chelsea had left some presents for the kids. Meadow got fairy dust for the fire, a mystery Barbie and mermaid embroidery kit.
Theo got some books and a Three Lakes shirt. He was more interested in the rubber duckie my dad got from work.
The next morning we tried out the mystery Barbie. You dip the doll in warm water to reveal what she looks like.
Papa, I can't see. I'm trying to drive the boat.
Dude loves his sandbox.
Ruth joined Blake for the weekend.
We spent another day outside. I'm also loving this swimsuit. Less sunscreen and no more burnt shoulders. I also hope it means less moles removed.
We took a swimming break for margaritas and chips…