Last weekend was the annual cottage weekend. Firda and I, along with nine of our friends, spent the weekend hanging out, chatting, listening the music, battling the bugs, playing board games, eating great food and have a couple of drinks (alcoholic and non).
The highlights of the weekend included:
(a) Seeing a porcupine in the living flesh. It walked by the cottage two times (within 2 meters of the closest person). We followed it into the woods (keeping a safe distance) and watched it climb a tree.
(b) Hanging out with two friends who have been in East Canada for the past couple years.
(c) Watching an amazing thunderstorm on Friday night and watching the neighbour’s hot tub cover float by in the midst of it.
(d) Being with friends for three glorious days and 2 fantastic nights 🙂
The lowlights include:
(a) Being mauled to death by mosquitoes and black flies. I think there may have been deer flies as well.
(b) Not being able to do any boating because of the bugs.
Definitely more highlights than lowlights.
A good time was had by all. Though I’m still recovering from it 🙂