i might be up and walking around, but if i haven’t had my coffee up, i’m as good as asleep. jon and i both believe that morning begins with the first cup of fresh coffee. when we woke up today, we were out, and so we hit the streets thinking we’d grab something local and then relax in bed.
unfortunately, we woke up earlier than the rest of the city (6am), and so all the shops were still closed. we kept walking on, thinking the next shop would surely have something, until we’d traveled nearly 2 miles (on foot).
while the excursion wasn’t planned, it ended up being a lot of fun to learn about the neighborhood. highlights include this house with a mural garage:
we were close to lake harriet within half an hour, so we decided to sip coffee while we walked the lake:
by the time we finished, we were ready for lunch, and we made a picnic lakeside. the accidental adventure turned into a somewhat perfect morning: