Well, I just got back from my trip to Ottawa. I don’t think it was exactly what I was expecting, but it was fun all the same, I suppose. I had expected it to be more of a vacation and less of meeting relatives, but some of that was a little unplanned anyways. Let me run down what happened.
Day 1 – SundayThe Tozers had told me they would pick me up at my house at 10:00 AM. I called at about 11:00 when they still hadn’t shown up. It turns out they hadn’t slept most of the night and then decided to sleep in and just leave later. No problem, except they could have told me. Oh well, so Bethany told me they would be there about 11:45. They showed up half an hour later at 12:15 and we were off. It was about a 7-hour trip up there, taking a little longer than usual due to weather and traffic conditions. My Great-Aunt Iona lives in a small town outside of Ottawa called Manotick. Of course, as I mentioned previously, she was in Florida, so we were to have the house all to ourselves. That’s not really the way it worked out, but I’ll get to that later.
When we got there, my second cousins Carrie and Sherrie (I’m not really sure how you spell their names, but it’s close enough anyways) and their families were there to let us in. We got partially unpacked and ate some lasagna…Continue Reading