What do you do when you have a clear, sunny, winter day, a husband with a day off  from work and kids with a P.D. day from school all happening at the same time?   You move up for an afternoon.

We did that literally by visiting the CN Tower.

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It was bonus that special pricing for Family Day started on Friday and that the first 50 people through each day got a free puzzle.

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The view was spectacular with and without the machine.  What a treat to be on top of the world!

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The glass floor was challenging for all of us but after some timidity we ventured out and dared to look down.

We couldn’t leave without a stop at the gift shop and D couldn’t resist giving this friendly critter a big bear hug.

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And that free puzzle?  Well, that turned out to be the biggest surprise of the day.  We were expecting some sorry little thing.  What a shock to turn in the vouchure and be handed a $30 3D puzzle of the CN Tower that measures a whopping 5 feet when assembled.  D and P are working on it even as I type.

All that going up for an afternoon and having our heads in the clouds sure left us hungry.  DA led us out to a wonderful restaurant called The Old Spaghetti House and by the time we were done our meal we had a chance to see the CN Tower lit up.  Very pretty!

After all the challenges in our home this past week it was a blessing to get out with the guys I love to a place we’ve been wanting to go to for some time.  If you get the chance, move up for an afternoon.

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