Neil (nt) wrote,
Neil
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I'm back from two days in Lethbridge. Got there around dinner time on Friday and took Dad out for a bite to eat, and then to do some shopping. He has a 30-year-old TV that can only tune in 12 channels, so we got him a VCR and I hooked it up and showed him how to access all the cable channels and use the remote.

On Saturday, we went hiking in Indian Battle Park. They have stairways now, to make it easy to climb the coulees. Didn't have that when I was a kid.

Dad & me


Indian Battle Park, Oldman River, High Level Bridge


After lunch, we visited the Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens, then took Dad back home for a nap. Later we went out to dinner, then back to the motel to watch The Italian Job on the in-house movie channel. For some reason it was unavailable, so instead we watched Monster Garage and American Chopper on TV. You've got to love educational TV! By the time those were over, Dad was getting sleepy and I took him back to his place.

On Sunday, Dad went off to his church events, and we wandered back to Calgary, stopping on the way for brunch. We also stopped at the Carmangay tipi rings, which I hadn't been too impressed with when I looked at them a few months back. Since then, there had been a grass fire, and the stones are now much more visible.

Carmangay tipi ring
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