flower children riding bicycles for maple syrup

alright, the title is a bit misleading, but there really isn’t a surefire way to find a linkage between today’s events. it all started with a call from a friend, asking if i wanted to spend the morning biking the greenway (a trail running through minneapolis). since my favorite things about minneapolis are 1) the lakes 2) the dog parks) and 3) the bike trails, i was up for it.

Image

she wanted to meet in ten minutes, so i put my hair in a bun, grabbed a flower from the the table, and hopped on my bike:

Image

Image

tobin (our friend who lives across the street) invited us to a bbq when i returned from the bikeride. he asked me to bring a cocktail, and i figured that it was about time jon and i had a signature drink. since the only person who loves maple syrup more than i do is buddy the elf, i decided on a maple leaf concoction:

Image

that’s buddy, but to make the drink, you mix 4 parts bourbon, 2 parts lemon juice, 2 parts water, and 1 part maple syrup (or more maple, if you’re buddy):

Image

shake it all up:

Image

then, if you’re anything like me, take the last flower in your house (the one not in your hair) and use it to stir:

Image

delicious:

Image

then off to the bbq — the drinks were a hit! note jon drinking with the flower stir…. šŸ™‚

Image

Image

Tell me something happy:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s