Tickling the ivories a highlight of visit

Traveling from Sugar Land, Texas, my husband and I were visiting his dad this week who lives in Oak Bay.

 

Traveling from Sugar Land, Texas, my husband and I were visiting his dad this week who lives in Oak Bay. One of the highlights of our visit this trip were the pianos.

We were intrigued by the newspaper articles about the nuisance of them but at the same time enthralled with the idea of them randomly placed and available for people to leisurely play. We came across the one at Willows Park on the beach a few days ago and could not help but stop to break into song.

Thank you Oak Bay for sharing your culture and beauty. We cannot wait to soon be residents and share in the wonder!

Kim & Steve Whittle,

Texas

 

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