Leaving made for a sad Mosie. She always gets very quiet and mopey when she sees us start packing.
We got maybe 15 minutes on the road when we stopped for some ice cream to split. The beginning of decadence.
Heading out to walk to Marie Catribs for breakfast.
Coffee and hand-holding.
The people at Marie Catribs were crazy nice - everyone was really helpful and cheerful - we loved it!
Breakfast for Dave: eggs, sausage, and cheddar in a pastry puff, with a side of spiced potatoes. I stole quite a few of the potatoes. They were AMAZING.
My oats with homemade vanilla yogurt. They weren't steelies, but the fruit and the yogurt definitely made up for it. Yum!
We split a half order of French toast. (Notice how the corner of the one piece is already missing? I'm never patient about taking a picture before eating.)
We hated it, obviously.
And then we got tempted by the display cases and bought a cookie. My monster with the monster cookie (it was crazy good).
Sidenote: clearly this breakfast was delicious and filling - we ate at 9:30am and it's currently 3:30 and I am still not hungry!
We walked back to the hotel (about 30 minutes - it was beautiful and sunny!) and checked out, then drove over to Yesterdog, a Grand Rapids special locale that's been around since the 60s. Dave got an "ultradog" without the onions.
30 seconds later...
Sidenote: the service at Yesterdog totally sucked. The workers acted like we were an inconvenience and nobody smiled.
Now we are HOME and Dave is back to work and I'm puttering around, debating what to do next. Perhaps a book or a walk in the sunshine?