Hot and humid days have graced us here in Minnesota lately and finding relief from the heat is a necessity. Since summer is so short, it seems wrong to always escape the heat by hunkering down in the air-conditioning. At least that is what I tell the kids.
“Let’s get out of the house,” I tell them. Sometimes they suggest if first.
So, off to the river we go.
Stepping into the water offers immediate relief. We have been enjoying the river a lot more since we cleared an area to hang out and relax on the shore.
Before long, friendly splashing begins. A splash here, a splash there…