Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Walking Around the Park

(Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada) Hi 80 Lo 59 -- The sun comes up on the bedroom side and there’s a big crack in the blinds where the knobs are to open the window, so when I rolled over the morning I was hit with bright sunlight.  Welcome to the summer solstice!  Today is the longest day of the year, so now the days are going to start getting shorter. 

I chatted with mom for an hour or so. I love it when she gets online, I know she’s ok and I can get caught up on what’s going on. She’s doing very well for her age. I’m so proud of her for getting online.

Jim had a filling in a back tooth crack and fall apart last week. He made an appointment with Sandra’s dentist for today. It’s one of his wisdom teeth, so after discussing it with the dentist they decided to extract what's left of it this Thursday rather than try to replace the filling. It’s the quickest, easiest, and cheapest solution. (This dentist isn't in our insurance network.) So Jim has that to look forward to!

When he got back we took a walk across the canal to the other side of Victoria Park. It was fun to see the RV park from a different perspective. (Click on photos to enlarge)

2011-6-16 Victoria park ontario (34)
The view out our back window
The view from the other side of the canal
The view of the rest of the RV park
2011-6-21 Victoria park other side ontario canada (22)
A local student painting the railing. He says it keeps him busy. 
Two of the park's fountains
Part of the canal dam system. Notice the potted plants.
It was so great weather wise, but it looks like rain may be moving in tomorrow. It’s been awhile since we’ve seen rain, and it’s quite dry here so that’s ok. I'm so glad we decided to stay for two weeks because this first week has flown by. We didn’t see Sandra or Gordon today, we had to give them a break. :)


Kathy and Robert said...

So glad you're enjoying your time in Canada...even though Jim had to visit the dentist!

Mike and Terri said...

Such a pretty park.

Sorry your tour of Canada has to include the dentist's office for Jim. On the bright side, if he had to lose a filling, at least it happened when you were with friends that could recommend a good dentist.