I did a bite of puttering around in the way of making the bed, doing up the dishes ... the usual "hum drum" daily stuff that HAS TO BE DONE ! Then I put together the rest of my packages, and another card, all ready to go down to the Post Office to be weighed up, postage applied and then mailed off to their respective destinations.
Our "Checkerboard Aussies" were down to almost their last morsels of doggie food. I needed to make a trip over Saugeen Shores way to where the Big Box store of Walmart is located, along with a couple of other places I wanted to stop into. I sent off an email fairly early to my friend BJ to see if she wanted to "tag" along with me. Yeppers she was right on for that, and I was to pick her up after she was done teaching her Zumba Class over at the Sauble Beach Community Centre this morning after 11:30 am..
I first got all my "Checkerboard Aussies" settled in then headed out to the Wiarton Post Office, where I might add I am quite the regular customer since I have begun Post Crossing. Oops this just reminded me I had forgot to post the Post Card I received from Romania yesterday !!!
I also forgot about the "gift" I had found hanging on our outside door when I had returned home Yesterday ..
Oh yes, back to this day .... off to the Post Office I went. I do love all the gals down there, as they are all helpful and pretty dang nice. One of the gals even told me they love when they see me coming in ... now how nice was that of her to say such a wonderful thing?
I picked up BJ from the Community Centre and off we went .... first we stopped on into the Saugeen First Nation Gas Bar for Rob to fill up our tank with fuel, then we headed out through Southampton and over to Port Elgin to get us some lunch to a place where BJ had suggested we go. This place had just recently opened up. BJ had been before as they are friends and acquaintances of hers, but she had wanted to "treat" me and take me there. What a "doll" that gal is "Let me tell the World" !
The restaurant was very busy, which is a very good sign at a lunch hour. We were told a table would be ready in only about 10 minutes or so for us, so we headed up the street to check out some shops.
Not too far along in our travels, one shop's store front caught our interest right away ... so in we went, where we met owner, Ms. Bobbie Pahl "Funky Girl All Grown up", who was really a most delightful and interesting person.
Bobbie explained to us a bit of background on her store, along with some very strong and interesting passions she has. This store provides only "one of a kind" items", almost guaranteeing should you buy something within its walls, you will not see on another outside of its walls. How more "one of a kind" can you get then that ???? Let me show you a bit of what BJ and I got to see ...
Ahhhh where would such a unique little store be tucked away at you might ask? Right on Port Elgin's very own "main street" at 556 A Goderich Street, Port Elgin Ontario. What is the name of this store you might also wonder? well that would be "Maughters Like Minded Boutique" Where woman go to play! Where else could you go check "Maughter's Like Minded Boutique" out? have a Facebook account? then *click* right HERE. Nice to meet you Bobbie; I am certain we will see each other again hopefully in the near future.
Lunch was next on my and BJ's agenda. I was so excited to be going to ....
Tell you more? to find out more, just *click* HERE. You won't be disappointed.
How could our day possibly be topped by anything else after such an amazing lunch experience? It couldn't but we sure had a good afternoon together, BJ and I did, by heading out to shop at Walmart, then to the Dollar Store, and then to another of our favourite stores, fairly "new" to Port Elgin and area ...
Holy Moly it was getting to be late afternoon, so we had to get the "heck out of Dodge", as we still had to stop around to drop a jar of my Black Bean & Corn Salsa to Bobbi Switzer .... really, you don't know who Bobbi Switzer is???? well she is none other then the best renowned female "Chainsaw Artist" off the Bruce Peninsula and in the whole of Bruce County, you know?
You will definitely want to know more about Bobbi Switzer, so drop on over to Switzer Studios by *clicking* HERE.
Yikes !!! by the time I had dropped off BJ, gone in to say a quick (or maybe not so quick) "hello" to Paul, it was dark, dark, dark and almost 6 pm when I got back home !!! Guaranteed there was some pretty happy "Checkerboard Aussies" waiting for me.
Spelling, Grammar or errors as such... sorry I am too dang, dang, tripled dang tired to worry about it, such as I am being "me".
One would think I would be pretty darn tired after "another whirlwind of a day", and that statement could not be any truer. Did I have another great day of living my life? absolutely I did so. I am one tired, happy and content woman not too far away from her bed very shortly here, "Just North of Wiarton & South of the Checkerboard".