One thing I will miss is the "big sky", as I call it. Not entirely true though, because come October, that big sky will feel like a gray blanket pulled over the city, but for now it is glorious.
Lisa's daughter Amanda, along with her husband Matt and their darling seven month old daughter, Eliza, came for a visit. Well, actually, he was coming for both a conference and a visit. We were so thrilled to meet our new grandniece who, although they came to Orlando for Bill and Fallon's wedding, was not in attendance, thus we had never had the pleasure of meeting her. That has been now been rectified! Amanda and I agreed to meet up to go to the aquarium, a place I'd only visited during my two day visit here four years ago. What was I waiting for??? It was just as remarkable as I'd remembered.
Stopping for a bit to feed Eliza, I took this photograph once she was done. Isn't she the cutest???
Here are some other facts about these fascinating mammals, my favorite of which is that they dine while floating on their backs, using their belly for a table.
here. I wonder how many ordinary Canadians know what they are celebrating? Just thinking out loud here. Regardless of whether they do or not, Canadians are generally a proud and patriotic bunch. Following the church service, so as not to be mixing church and state (!), the congregation sang "Oh Canada" with gusto.
People arrived on bicycles,
People watching was on our agenda, so we found a bench to perch on.
Let's go to the Sylvia Hotel! My goodness was she ever entertaining with stories of her homes in various places in Europe.