Ben turned 16 earlier this week. I can hardly believe it! He's been in Conneaut Lake almost every one of those 16 birthdays. We celebrated with family and cake the day before and headed off on a quick road trip on his actual birthday.
There's a lot that 'I can't believe' in this post. We visited colleges. Will took the picture below of us exploring at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh.
We snuck in some other sightseeing as well. Pittsburgh's Strip District is an amazing area full of gourmet shops. We stumbled upon the most delicious cafe for lunch. Tucked behind Enrico's Biscotti is the store's small cafe where they make everything. I felt like I was in Italy. They even had barrels of wine that they'd made stored in the basement. Below the kids are in front of a cheese store, and below that, we're in Enrico's Biscotti Cafe.