Ontario for Sean’s Wedding
A couple of weeks ago Cheryl and I headed to Toronto for Sean’s wedding.
We took the red-eye from Seattle-Toronto, and were lucky enough to stay with Amy and RJ in Kitchener. Since Steve is currently at UWaterloo I was able to go visit with him on campus. He toured me around the new buildings that have gone up since I was last there a few years ago, and I was surprised at how much the campus has changed. While we were in Waterloo I also had a chance to hang out with my cousin Bryan who I haven’t seen in a long time.
Amy and RJ invited Steve over for dinner Friday night, so Steve had a chance to show off his drum skillz on Guitar Hero World Tour with Ryan, Cheryl, and I…
Saturday morning Cheryl and I had to get dressed for the wedding:
We had rented a car, so we drove to downtown Toronto for the wedding, and were glad to meet up with Chris/Pat/Sean at the wedding. The hall was spectacular, it was clear that Sean and Jamie had pulled out all the stops.
Later on we headed north to pick up Cheryl’s mom at Yorkdale, check-in to our hotel, and head over to the reception.
It was great to see the Kirby’s again, but also great to hang out with Jamie and Michelle. I hadn’t seen them since their wedding in the Dominican.
Anyhow, the reception was fantastic, and Sean/Jamie showed off some of their mad ballroom dancing skillz. Not an act I’m likely to want to follow anytime soon.
On Sunday, Cheryl, and I went back to Kitchener to play with Lindsay/Ryan, and Sam.
Here’s Sam as we sat in the sun in the park near Amy and RJ’s house:
I went back to Waterloo while Cheryl played with the kids to save Steve from his Physics studying and take him out for a coffee. We didn’t stay too long because Cheryl and I were planning to take the 2.5 hour trek up North to Midland to meet Cheryl’s mom’s new cats.
Playing with the cats was fun, but all we could hear on the radio was storm weather warnings for the morning, so we cut our morning plans to make sure we would have plenty of time to get to the airport in the afternoon.
As expected, when we woke up we were greeted with 20cm of new snow – a much different sight than the previous day when we were playing with Sam in the sunny park…
So, we began our trip back to the airport early Monday morning:
Luckily the snow turned to wet snow, and finally rain by the time we hit Toronto. The flight back to Seattle was uneventful – just the way I like flights.
One thing I forgot to mention is it was Cheryl’s birthday the week prior to our Ontario trip. We celebrated with the usual crew, but also with Andrea, Stacy, and Steven from Vancouver, and Chloe and Jason.
Cheryl put up a bunch of photos from her birthday here.
Until next time!