I had parent teacher conferences this week, which made for a couple of exhausting days. To make up for it, there was no school today. So, we had a free day to fill!
Originally, the plan was to make our annual trip to the pumpkin patch. But yesterday fall, or maybe winter, arrived in full force. It was 42 degrees with a windchill of 31 at noon - not exactly pumkin picking weather. So we decided to pick up Granny and head to the city for some nice, warm indoor fun. We did a little shopping, had Vietnamese food for lunch, went to the art museum, and visited a cool toy store. It was just what we needed!
Granny and I used to take Katherine to the art museum when she was little and she loved it. We have not been since Rachel came home and Kate had been begging to return. So we did. The girls weren't particularly interested in any of the art hung on walls. (Katherine stopped in front of a huge modern piece made of paint smears and said, "I don't get it.") They were somewhat interested in the sculpture. But what they loved was the see-through "bridge" over the Dale Chihuly installation. Chihuly is the artist that made this: