Thursday, August 30, 2018

A Little More to the Right

I laughed when I saw this small tourist boat on the river this morning:
This picture doesn't do it justice, but it was riding low and listing to the left as it went under the bridge.

Laura and I took the bus out to Costco again today. The membership expires Sep 1st, so we figured we'd do one last pass through to see if there was anything we needed. We didn't find much. I bought enough shaving cream to get me through the year. We also bought some raspberries and some Reese's candy. That's it. There are a confluence of factors that make Costco less useful here. We don't have much space to store the bulk-sized items they sell. And, we have to carry it all on the bus back to the flat. So, goodbye Costco. See you back in the states.

This afternoon one of the streets Laura and I walk on to get to her language school was blocked. As I walked by, I noticed these people unloading some kind of new accoutrement for a church. I kind of wanted to hang around to see what was underneath all the padding and boxing, but it looked like it was going to take a long time to navigate the move:
I also saw these ducks fly away as I walked over the bridge this afternoon: