Tournament in Edmonton
Last weekend we went to Edmonton, Nisku in fact, near the airport and stayed at the Holiday Inn Nisku. Eric drove the whole way from Calgary, good job Eric. Hotel was good and had a great pool and slide which the kids enjoyed. First game was Thursday and we won. Friday was spent at West Edmonton Mall, where the boys and younger siblings, enjoyed the whole day in the waterpark. Parents visited a few varied establishments including Hooters and discovered the different cullinary and beverage offerings available. A couple of Mom's indulged in a spa.
Not sure about the expression on Eric's face here, perhaps some change in wind pressure or air quality?
At one point a parent overheard the cleaners comment about the "very bad smell" on the second floor from the hockey equipment, so Carol being industrious and our very adept team manager, organized an "equipment in the trees airing and sit in" where a few of us gathered, visited, played cards and enjoyed some afternoon cocktails, Dave provided tunes from the back of his truck and a good time was had by all.
A dinner at Boston Pizza on the last night and a standup final Sunday morning where the boys tied with the toughest team in the tourney and ended up losing in overtime, an amazing effort all weekend by the boys.