Is now among us. Where did the years go? Something about that number, 13, is mind boggling. One could write a book on each and every year. Only a teenager could sit like this! One thing for certain...she has a happy heart and still "dances in the moonlight"...full moon on your 13th...some type of sign?
Are always fun and filled with new adventure. There are so many places to visit in and around the Kansas City area, one of them being the Kansas City Garment District Museum. Although there were many lovely garments on display, the hand made hats drew me in. When was the last time you wore a hat? Was your favorite adorned with plastic fruit?
A favorite brooch?
Or jewels of the heart? After the tour, a little antiquing in the west bottoms, dinner at Manny's, a stroll through a couple of art galleries, with an ending of Christopher Elbow chocolates. Port Wine Fig and Venezuelan Spice, chosen strictly by appearance, proved to sweet choices. Can the rest of the weekend be sweeter?
They say as we pull off the road near the woods. "Picking up hedge balls, you know those green balls some call hedge apples." "What do you do with them?", they say in unison. "Decorate around the garden, of course!" It didn't take long to get into the art of gathering hedge apples. She did help, although her heart wasn't really in it. And she will become the sidekick when gathering goodies from the woods. After all, it won't be long to search for red berries and pine cones. "You mean we can do this again?", she says with a smile.