We went to Ottawa to visit Doodle this weekend. It’s official that I might have changed a lot since my first year in university… but I haven’t changed much at all.
On the first day of my first year at University, moving into Essex Hall in London, Ontario:
Mom(looking out the window of the room I would call home for a school year): Oh look, you’ve got a Subway right across the road! That’s nice.
Me: What? London has a Subway? Seriously?!
London is a pretty small city. I’m from Toronto. When I heard subway, I was thinking this:
What my mom was seeing was this:
… Delicious Sandwiches, yes. Trains connecting to other Subway shops… No.
Six years later, getting settled in the hotel room in Ottawa before heading over to see Doodle at her residence:
Mom (looking out the window of the roasting-hot room we would be in for the next two nights): Oh, that’s the Metro Doodle’s been using.
Me: What? Ottawa has a Metro? Seriously?!
I’m from Toronto. When I heard Metro, I was thinking this:
My mom was seeing this:
… Oh how things change… oh how they stay the same.