A Day at the Park

Kigali has only one real park. It overlooks the city and is only 15 minutes from our house. I just don’t know why we aren’t up there more often!

Today Robin took a personal day from work and we spent several hours up at the park. We settled into a covered pavilion, ordered a whole roasted chicken and ate it with our fingers while Ellie Jo scooped up the gravel under our feet. I love eating that way! The waiter brought a pitcher of hot water and a basin so there was hand washing before and after the meal. So easy.

Then Robin put Ellie Jo in the ring sling and they walked around until she fell asleep for her afternoon nap. She napped on a blanket while we began planning our summer. There were long stretches of silence while we enjoyed the bright flowers, even brighter birds and the stillness.

What a glorious day.


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