Photo from yesterday afternoon; words from yesterday morning…
A hotel with free internet is a delightful thing.
It's 7:39 on a Monday morning. Dan is off somewhere running, both kids are soundly sleeping, and me? I have a slightly bitter cup of coffee, a comfy bed and I just watched an enormous ship pull past the lighthouse in Canal Park from my lake view room.
Back in the day, I might have been scurrying around on a road trip morning to sneak outside for that first morning smoke. But now, in my wiser, more evolved era, I simply sit in a hotel bed, completely at peace with the world around me.
It's such a very, very good thing to get out of town every now and then. I look forward to sharing lots of photos and other thoughts when I return next week.
Here's to a peaceful morning, wherever that may find you.
Thanks! this picture of Lake Gitchigumi just calmed me right down.
Denise Laborde says
Shannon H says
We are leaving to head up to the North Shore in one week. I can’t wait!! Enjoy!
Stacy in Duluth says
Welcome to Duluth!!! As a 20+ year resident, I think the lake is the best part of town. We never tire of the ships – with the kids yelling about each boat that passes by. I hope you and your family enjoy your time here.
Kim K says
Welcome to Duluth!
I’ve lived here for four years and never tire of The Lake. My mantra, “who wouldn’t want to live here?”
Head down to Amazing Grace for giant slabs of French Toast, or Hell’s Kitchen for the Sausage Bread! And if you get the chance, go to the New Scenic Cafe.
Can you tell I’m hungry this morning?
Jennifer M. says
Beautiful shot. I love those clouds. Have a great trip and make lots of memories!
christine velazco-villacarlos says
WOW! awesome photo! enjoy the rest of your trip!
Great travel destination! We try get to Duluth a couple of times during the summer. Enjoy your family time.
Congrats on your still not smoking. Quite an accomplishment! Hope our have a peaceful and relaxing time and come back regrouped and refreshed.
Oops! That should say: Hope “you” have a peaceful and relaxing time etc.
Sweet shot! Enjoy your time there!!!!
Lovely photo, and what a view from bed! I’m sure I won’t be the only one looking forward to your thoughts and photos next week, when you feel like it. Hope you get to rest easy and gently in the meantime.
Oh my gosh… that photo is amazing – – I’d give anything to be there right now! Have a nice time. 🙂
Thanks for blogging while on vacation. I hope you really have a wonderful family outing.
We vacationed in Duluth last summer and stayed just under the aerial bridge there. Fantastic. People stared at my kids when they answered Duluth, when asked where they vacationed last summer. But it was great. Really worth the drive from Chicagoland. SUE B>>>
Jennifer Larson says
So gorgeous. My husband and I honeymooned in Tofte, I think? So peaceful. Have fun!
Jacqueline M. Schimmel says
Sounds delightful! 😀
I love Duluth, don’t get these as much as I want to… enjoy it for me too!
Deb J says
We all need those travel times. I hope you have a great time and you all come back refreshed and ready for the new school year.
stunning image! hang that up somewhere.
I am jealous. I used to live in Minneapolis 17 years ago and miss the clear skies. I am sure the view is even more spectacular up north. Love the photos.
gorgeous photo…I hope you have a wonderful time
Love the photo. Looks like heaven
Look at you ENJOYING nature!!! I love it! ~ m