Grace and I have been trading colds for what seems like months. After a rough night (and more snow), we really needed some fresh air. It’s good for the body and it’s good for the cranky, wintered over soul.
After breakfast and Irish music in the neighborhood, we drove out to Lincoln (about 30 minutes from the city) with our Audubon member cards in hand to see the baby (and, like, grown up) animals at Drumlin Farm. Our first stop was the Yellow Barn to see the tiny black lambs before eventually making our way to the
baby goals kids.
The sun was shining, the chickens were clucking, and the lambs were climbing in and out of the hay bin (I respect any creature that passionate about snacks). It was the perfect day and the perfect way to start breaking out of my winter rut. It’s a deep one. (Speaking of which, I am working on a rut-busting plan. More on that later.)
Added bonus: We got to see nearly every character from our favorite bedtime story, The Very Busy Spider, on the farm today.
Also On Tap for Today:
- From the Whole Foods Market official blog (and perfect for upcoming holiday parties): Tips and Recipes for Spring Potlucks
- Tricking to kick this cold once and for all
- Easter eggs! 50 DIY ideas from Apartment Therapy
Let’s talk spring. What adventures do you have planned?