The Tohatsu and a Visit to Alice’s Land…

Sassy’s outboard engine (my son the mechanic insists that because it is not electric, it is and ‘engine’, not a ‘motor’) has been retrieved from AIM Marine, in Carp after receiving a tune-up. The morning visit to Carp allowed for a tour of “Alice’s Land” (Carp has long adopted the theme of Alice in Wonderland, likely because of the “hole” in the ground that is the Diefenbunker…). While driving through town we stopped at the “Alice’s Village Cafe”, where we were able to order take-out capuccinos and muffins that we subsequently enjoyed inside the Jeep, while parked on the side of a road facing a very nice view of the Ottawa Valley — a rare treat these days both for tastebuds and eyes…