It's funny how much more you appreciate where you live when people come to visit. Suddenly you are thinking of all kinds of places to go and things to do to entertain them while they are visiting. . . things that you could do any other time, but somehow just don't. Even simple things like going to a certain restaurant, or walking along the river.
We have a restaurant we love that's on the river, but only seem to go there when we have guests to entertain.
Luckily, we have guests quite often.
That happens when you don't live by family and you when you make loads of friends in one state and then move to another.
They come see you--which I am grateful for, since we don't get out to see all of them as often as I'd like.
Even going to a park and playing on a playground is more fun with cousins in tow.
It sparks the imagination in new ways to have an accomplice by one's side.
And sometimes things get downright silly.
But that's the way we like it around here.