Day Seven: Small town charms

Day Seven: Small town charms

Good morning Challengers.
Well did you make it out yesterday? I waited until mid-afternoon before I headed out. My need for coffee cream for breakfast, and Starbucks in the afternoon got me motivated.
I took a couple pictures of cool ice formations, but sadly here in the world of slow internet hell/ I mean my mom's in Dundas Ontario, I couldn't load the pics on to my Instagram. And I'm emailed them to myself off my phone, and they haven't arrived on my laptop inbox yet-so I will have to show them to you next week.
Two cute things happen to me while I was out today that I will share. The first one was when I watched the news this morning it said that McMaster University was closed for the day, and when I got to Starbucks in the afternoon...I found where all the students went instead of class.
The second thing that happened is I felt like I had entered an alternate universe.
I grew up in Dundas Ontario, went to Catholic school my whole life here too. Well for quite a few years we were seated alphabetically and so I ended up sitting beside David Picone. David's family owned the local greengrocers also named Picone's. (If you're ever in Dundas be sure to check it out) But that wasn't the weird part. The weird part came when I was at the shop today returning my empty organic milk bottle, David's little sister Lisa was there, and she said, "Thanks Lovey." as I left. Lovey! I realize she says that to everyone, but in my mind she's still 7 and David's little sister, it was so strange.
Until tomorrow, have an outdoorsy day. Walk carefully and for a photo about a pic of your local greengrocer, in honour of Lisa.

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