Category Archives: Amusement parks/Fairs

Circle of light

The fireworks that we went to see on Saturday night was only one event in a weekend full of festivities.  There was a classic car show, a BBQ, pony trail rides, an arts and crafts show, a volleyball tournament, an … Continue reading

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Let’s celebrate!

We had two pieces of great news this weekend – Bryan found out that he has been accepted into the new program he wanted at college after being on a waiting list for the past couple of months, and Daniel … Continue reading

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Who’s up for a sand castle building contest??

Well, it’s hard to believe that I am still posting every day this week considering how crazy my life is right now!  My youngest son is in baseball playoffs, and we move my oldest son into his residence at college … Continue reading

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Childhood Memories

When I was a kid, a trip to the CNE was never complete unless I could go home with a stuffed animal from the midway games.  The problem was that it was a lot harder to win at those games … Continue reading

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View from below of a view from above

A day at the CNE can be exhausting, and it’s often hard to decide what to do next.  So, what better way to catch your breath and plan your next activity than to take a relaxing skyride above the fairgrounds. … Continue reading

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A Different Experience

As you know, last weekend we spent a day at the CNE watching my son’s girlfriend in the Ambassador of the Fairs competition. The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), also known as the Ex, is Canada’s largest fair and the seventh largest fair … Continue reading

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Stop the Presses!!

Stop the presses!!  I have something to brag about.  I’m not sure if I’ve told you this before or not, but my oldest son, Bryan, has an amazing girlfriend.  She is smart, funny, caring, and she’s gorgeous! At the end … Continue reading

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