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Al's Breakfast with Theo, We Visit Asia Mall, I Bike Around the Chain of Lakes for a Drone Shoot for a Big National Client

I don't work on Fridays, so those days are dedicated as Mama Theo days. We only have a couple more left before Meadow is out of school and then Theo will be in school in the fall. We had plans to go out for breakfast. I mentioned this to Scott the night before and he said we should go to Al's Breakfast. 
 
The waitress gave Theo dinosaurs to play with while we waited for our food.
 
He sure loves his mama.

I thought with the spring semester being done, and it being chilly, it wouldn't be busy but we had to wait in line for quite a bit to get a seat. 

I honestly think it was pretty quick. These days they have you wait outside instead of behind the folks sitting at the counter. Was a little disappointed that the new cook had the griddle on middling temps. The pancakes aren't perfectly cooked, just seconds from burning, like they used to be. Yet it was still fun to eat there after many years.


We've been having stomach issues for quite awhile. We discovered that our fridge wasn't staying cold and would average around 50 degrees. After multiple visits and attempts to fix said fridge we settled on getting a new one. We went to the Best Buy outlet in Eden Prairie. Since we were in the area we had to check out the new Asian mall. 

Asia Mall is filled with restaurants from across Asia plus a few other stores including an anime store. Theo found a little Link and of course wanted it. We told him he could add it to his wish list or borrow from his chore money.
 
I'm having a bit of a ramen kick. I was a bit overwhelmed by the aisles dedicated to the instant variety.

The kids each got to pick out a treat. Theo chose sushi shaped gummies. When we got home to open it we realized you had to make the gummies yourself. The directions were in Japanese but Scott found an English translation online.

It was actually fun to make. 
 
Since we haven't had a working fridge in awhile we've been eating out or eating non-perishable foods. For breakfast the kids and I walked over to Bogarts Donuts.

Scott had finished up painting the first floor windows. I took this opportunity to wash all the windows.
 
We were thinking about selling the Yepp, but it's still the easiest way to carry Theo. So, we'll be keeping it one more summer.

Dinner at Bread and Pickle on Lake Harriet. I still miss being within walking distance of here but at least we are short bike ride away still.

I had a drone shoot for YETI's new store in the Minneapolis suburb of Edina. We ended up settling on shooting birds-eye views of the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes. At some point they'll be hung on the walls of the store. I took Theo along for my last shoot at Cedar Lake.

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