...and the imperfect oreo cookie.
While driving back from Quebec City this past weekend(three hours north of Montreal), we opened a two-pack of oreo cookies and were suprised to see this oreo placed with the outside facing the center. In my many years of eating and dunking oreo cookies - I've never ever seen one like this? Have you? Which begs the question - how do you eat an oreo cookie?
Walking past the city courthouse to ice castle.
Starting from Friday night, I spent a good hour detailing our car - it was, disgusting -let's just leave it at that. It's hard to keep it pristine when we are always trudging through snow and bringing it into the car, it melts, the car gets wet and so on. We have a shop vac that we brought with us from California - and I am certain I'll never live without one again. It sucks up wet and dry and just made all the difference! With a clean car, that meant it was time for a road trip!
Standing on top of the wall that surround old town Quebec.
We headed out on Saturday morning, got gas, and picked up McDonald's for breakfast. I had a carrot muffin and everyone else had sausage and the works, too much for my stomach right now. We made it up to the Quebec City Winter Carnival around noon. The day was beautiful, with bright sunshine and lots and lots of people! Quebec City is celebrating it's 400 year anniversary, so they went all out for this event. Two ice castles, ice entrances to a lot of the restuarants, ice sculptures and even a human foos ball game!
Human Foos Ball - would you play?
Champlain Ice Sculpture
A whole new diminsion to snow removal!
"Bonhomme" was the carnvals mascot (it looked more like the dough boy from Ghostbusters)
More Ice Sculptures...
The throngs of people.
The girls are blowing on the carnivals ceremonial horns. They were seven dollars each, one of those, wow that's really cool while in the moment souvenirs! We opted to stay around three hours and than drive back so we could arrive in time for the girls to play before bedtime. The total trip was about ten hours. This was one of those "things" and "places" we just had to visit before leaving this area, although we're are not certain when this will be.
I really hate to play catch-up, but I felt that I shouldn't miss this post! Today, I am working on not making a mess in my kitchen. I am such a messy cook - how about you?And last, my goal is to organize this space today, one of those things I hate to do! Filing, where's my personal assistant?
What are you up today?
PS -My smile post I will have to combine for this week, since I just couldn't get to it this last weekend. Have you started one yet? Thanks for everything!