It was a picture perfect summer day and there were a handful of other people in the park that exchanged smiles and modest waves as we passed on the path.
Water towers are a staple in a small town skyline. They're often the thing noticed before you can even spot the town.
We are just barely into summer and we have already seen a lot of each other. Lots of trips to the lake during an event-less summer have had us crossing paths more than usual.
The area boasts a rich history of battling Native American tribes, religious missions, fur traders, oxcart trains, and even a population of 600 at its height.