Later in the afternoon, we parked our car near the recently opened nearby subway station and took the 45-minute ride downtown. Dh could care less if he ever set foot in downtown Toronto again (even though he was born & raised there, & worked there for almost 30 years) -- but I miss being there sometimes (the shopping! the museums! the restaurants! the architecture! the cultural events -- etc. etc.) -- and I was happy to be back in familiar territory. The previous week had been one scorchingly hot & humid day after another -- but happily, the day of our anniversary was just pleasantly warm (23C), breezy & humidity-free. :) We had a nice dinner, strolled around a bit, did some people watching, listened to a free outdoor concert -- and then headed to the beautiful old Royal Alexandra Theatre to see an all-Canadian cast in the hit musical "Come From Away."
The show is about 9/11 (!), and the airline passengers who found themselves stranded for several days in & around Gander, Newfoundland, where the locals opened their homes and their hearts. In a world where kindness and generosity currently (sadly) seem in very short supply, the message of this show could not be more uplifting -- and welcome. Go see it, if you have the chance!!
You can find more of this week's #MicroblogMondays posts here.
|He & me at 33. :)|