We were in the sitting room this afternoon and we had the doors open. In walked Superman for a visit. He knew just where he was going and headed straight for the kitchen, where he sniffed around and waited.
Before we were hanging out and denying Superman Fergus his desired treats, we went out for a walk. We walked around town and then headed up a side street that is just a little bit down the road from our place. Like most of the streets that lead away from town, it was uphill. The road runs parallel to the road we are on for a way so we ended up above and behind our place. I noticed this very tall lilac--don't think I have ever seen one quite that tall.
We took a different road to get back to Main St because we wanted to know if it was the road we thought it was. It was.
I looked down and saw one of these manhole covers--I've seen a few around town:
Inside the walled courtyard is a small alcove with beches built into the walls and these plaques: