After weeks of hot weather and no A/C, it’s working again and Nova is taking full advantage by laying on her the vent in the dining room. 🐾

Black dog laying down on top of an air conditioner vent looking out the patio door window.

Big day at work today, I was awarded Instructor rank at Mayo Clinic.

Certificate: Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science confers upon David A. Williamson, M.S. the rank of Instructor in Health Care Administration June 1, 2023

That time of year when it’s necessary to carry a water bottle not for me, for the dog, has arrived. 🐾

Black dog in pink harness drinking water sprayed in her mouth from a water bottle.

A perfect day to do some riding on the Douglas Trail 🚲

Trying a new cocktail today, Anders Erickson’s Bourbon Blackberry Smash.

purple drink in a glass with ice and blackberries

Bourbon Blackberrry Smash (Anders Erickson)

  • 2oz Bourbon
  • 3/4oz Maple Syrup
  • 4 lemon slices cut in 1/2 (remove seeds)
  • 4 Blackberries
  • 6-8 Mint leaves

Lake Louise State Park Entrance Sign Spent an enjoyable afternoon hiking at Lake Louise State Park. #optoutside #FreeParkFriday #optoutside

Cupcake with green frosting and a large eye on top. Monster cupcake!

Mike and Sully in MU gear at the Science Museum of Minnesota The Science Behind Pixar. A great way to spend Saturday.

Showshoes in snow

Snowshoeing in May. How crazy is that!