Ontario

Last night we camped at the gorgeous Aaron Provincial Park just past Dryden, ON. It rained on us most of the time, but there were a few clear moments and one kick-ass rainbow.

I left a copy of “Water Buffalo” by the visitor map.

We stopped in Ignace, ON (pop 1,300 according to the sign) for breakfast. The Wayside truck-stop diner turned out to be a popular place for locals having Sunday breakfast. We chatted with a nice older couple and did our best to convince them to visit Vancouver Island. I left “Perspective” outside the local grocery store.

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Stuck in Regina

I thought we’d breeze through the prairies, but it hasn’t worked out that way. My partner’s health has been so bad, we have finally bowed to the inevitable and are spending a couple of days in Regina to recuperate.

We spent ten hours in the Regina General Hospital emergency waiting room yesterday. I’ve never had to go to the ER before, and it was as nightmarish as I imagined but also quite touching. We came at the worst possible time and were there from about 1pm to midnight, so we really got a slice of ER life. I was pleasantly