We spent the long, Labour Day weekend at Troy’s family cottage by the lake. It was a weekend of firsts for me. It was:
— the first cottage weekend since Troy and I got married;
— the first time I had Smores (the real thing, not the chocolate bar);
— the first time I did the scrapbook thing (one of our friends was putting together a scrapbook out of our wedding and honeymoon pictures for us, isn’t that sweet?);
— the first time I saw black bears in their natural habitat (they were hanging around this dump/recycling place when we were bringing in all the garbage from the weekend — Troy doesn’t think it’s their natural habitat but whatever);
— the first time I’ve been to an island in Eagle Lake other than the good, old Blueberry Island;
— the first time I took a picture of a rainbow;
— the first time in years that I finished reading a book without much effort (it was The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom — such a beautiful story, highly recommended);
— the first time I took pictures with the Ansco Shur Shot and the Ansco B2 Speedex Junior that we got from some antique stores two weekends ago.
Um, I think that’s about all. It was an okay weekend. It would’ve been better had the weather been friendlier. It was cold, rainy, and windy most of the time. The weather didn’t improve until Sunday. Of course Monday, which happened to be the day we had to leave the cottage, had to be the sunniest day of all. Stupid weather. And I wouldn’t even try to swim. My body doesn’t deal with cold water very well, especially in the outdoor.
Anyway, if you’re interested in seeing the pictures from the weekend, you can find them in this Flickr photoset. If you have a high speed internet connection, I would recommend watching the slideshow. Enjoy!