This weekend took us unexpectedly to Michigan for a family health situation; suffice to say that my dear MIL is on the mend now; luckily family there is stepping up to the plate in style.
So while she rested, we took the kids and their young uncle to Warren Dunes State Park. We got an unexpected windfall–a gorgeous afternoon, sunny and 60F.
We made it to the top of this big dune, and then noticed that on the other side of the flat, people seemed to be running and jumping into thin air, yelling with joy.
Upon closer inspection, we found this:
We weren't sure about it at first, but of course Li'l Buddy dared to try running down, and we soon discovered that the soft sand let you throw yourself down to stop at will.
Getting up, of course, took a little longer…
Shortly, two bunches of college and high school kids joined us, whooping, somersaulting and throwing each other over the edge (facebooking it all, of course). Mike and I kept turning to each other and laughing, and I even turned a couple of somersaults, myself.
In knitting news, a lot of design projects on the needles and finally a few FO's! Here's one which I'm calling the Sand Dune Scarf: