It’s really hard to concentrate on writing a blog entry while there are two little hairless psycho’s running amok! Mya and Abby have been play-fighting for the last 10 minutes. Kids these days – geesh!
Nothing really exciting happened during the previous week. The most thrilling event was when I was looking at the Compass Traffic Cameras during my break at work. On one of the Toronto images, this horrific sight caused me to yell “Oh no!’ A few people came running over to my desk to see what was wrong – I feel really bad about that. Needless to say, I’m not a big fan of spiders:
Fortunately, my weekend was a little less spiderish and more joyous. Jan and I took the bus from St. Catharines to Toronto on Saturday morning. We had tickets to see South Pacific at the Four Seasons Performance Centre . We left a couple hours early so we could hit a few shops in the area before heading to the show. After visiting Timmy’s, we browsed the Winners store in the same building. I bought a couple of nice shirts (orange, to match my plane). We started walking toward the performance hall, and were able to enjoy some live music on Bay Street:
We didn’t catch the name of the band, but they were quite good.
As we continued on our way, we saw a few people with big “Free Hugs” signs. I’ve seen people do this before (on the news) and have always thought it was such a neat idea. I gave Jan the camera to take a picture of my hug:
People don’t realize what they were passing by. It was such a nice thing for them to do and it actually felt a little tension relieved afterwords.
We made our way to the theatre with less than 10 minutes before the show was to start. I asked Jan if she wanted a wine. We didn’t realize the time when we arrived. My mother had her watch snatched while in the Toronto crowds! I told her she should have a drink to calm her nerves after being mugged. After the guy poured her glass, he informed us we had 8 minutes before the start of the show. Poor Jan had to suck it back in a hurry!
Our seats were perfect – front row, about 7 feet from the stage. The orchestra was feet away in the pit in front of us. As if the show wasn’t good enough, these perfect seats made it even better. I would certainly recommend South Pacific to anyone.
Once the show was done, we had less than 5 minutes to get to the bus station to catch the 5:00 bus. Needless to say, we didn’t make it. However, we did pass a bra hanging in a tree, so our walk/run was somewhat entertaining. We wandered around a bit and decided to grab something to eat before catching the bus. We splurged on bananas and water. We caught the 6:00pm bus and headed home. We passed this nasty accident on the way:
I went to visit Jan today, so we could go for a coffee, get some groceries and vacuum out our cars. I’ve just been doing odd jobs around the apartment since I’ve been back. Needless to say, it was a great weekend!
Today’s symptoms: My fatigue was pretty bad today due to my long day yesterday and hardly sleeping last night. My jaw had been hurting much worse than normal over the last few days. It’s hurting in a way it’s never hurt before too.