Thursday, May 28, 2009
Rare freedom! My daughter was off to Girl Scout camp for her first overnighter so we just had to do something. I didn't want to put in too much effort though because I was feeling lazy so my husband suggested we pick up some sandwiches and head to Saybrook Point, a favorite drive of mine. This time we decided to take along our chairs and sit awhile so after taking in all the scenery by car we found this nice shady spot and and just set a spell.
An old couple had a picnic at a nearby table, fisherman came and went, a gardener was sprucing up the place and people were walking all around. Nearby, at a marina and restaurant, a photographer was taking pictures of a happy wedding couple and their party.
Maxie and I took a stroll and passed by the most potent smelling honeysuckle bush I've ever encountered, and truth be told, I gagged from the sickening sweet aroma.
We sat and enjoyed our sandwiches with iced tea and the moderate wind blowing off the water, so it only goes to show that a fun day out really doesn't take much work or planning. Just find a scenic spot and park your backside.