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Day two after Carols arrival and slightly damp weather made it a good idea to spend a few hours at the Museum of Man and Nature. I always find something I haven't seen before or read about properly, even though this was my third visit this year. I always end up getting a not so good shot of The Nonsuch, but I think this time I somehow managed it, using my iPad, which has no zoom nor any flash, go figure! A late lunch at the Fox and Fiddle pub, which I'd ...
Good morning Thunder Bay. We still have a hard push to Winnipeg - I really want to be there tonight so there is no panic tomorrow when Karen has to catch her flight.
Again we have great weather for travelling. We make a few stops along the way. Kathy really has her heart set on us having dinner at the Greek Restaurant in Kenora. So that's our new goal and then to Winnipeg before dark.
We had a great dinner ...
... it was Canadian goslings, but when we saw the babies In the box in the school office we could see the difference. The good news is the rescued ducks were taken to a rescue facility that specializes in wildlife. What a way to start the day!
The final day of school saw the kids turn up, well, most of them, for only 2 1/2 hours for a rotating Activity. Day. They were all put in mixed age groups from kindergarten to grade 6, so I didn't really get to see much of my ...
... the heads up on fun local things to do, because another highlight of my weekends in Winnipeg was to follow that Sunday...more on that soon. We put our name in for the draw to win a beautiful hardcover book showcasing all the works in the exhibit, it's worth $60, and Jen won it! I was so happy for her. We both plan to go back and see the exhibit properly, as a quick walking past tour doesn't quite cut it for appreciators of fine art.
The rest of the week passed ...
... when there's been a huge amount of snow over winter. The grass was all dead and brown looking after the snow melted away. Hardly surprising, since its been smothered under freezing snow for 6 months. I'm assured it will all become a sea of green soon. I'm looking forward to seeing that, as well as leaves on the trees! So, that's a few highlights from April, and as I type this it's more than halfway through May, so I'd better not leave my next entry so long! More soon, hopefully, Cheers, ...
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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