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Wednesday, March 5, 2008

The Pirates of the Mountain

Wish I had something grand to brag about this entry...but alas, I do not. No...one after the other of my children have fought a nasty Kelowna flu bug and I have been nurse maid for many a week. And now, of course, I am fighting it. To give one an idea of the stress of the bug: Peter and I were up from midnight to 4 am with Tabitha on Monday night. She had a fever of 40.7 (over105 f). So it is no wonder I eventually caught the bug. But today she is recovering and playing pirates with Penelope: tea towel(pirate flag) hanging from one of the four posters on Pip's crib(the pirate ship). I am so happy that my girls adore each other. For example: in the middle of Tabs feverish night, she refused to take her medicine (she was delirious) and finally decided she would try and take it but only if Penelope could be there with her--she needed to be with Penelope. I had to tell her that Pip was asleep---it was the middle of the night.
Mistaya is off at school--she declined to be put into an extra enriched math program--unbeknownst to her parents--even though she is a math whizz and finds regular math too easy. So today, she told me she might ask to be put in it after all.
Peter and I plan to take a tropical vacation to celebrate the completion of his PHD. San Fransisco at the end of the month is off for now. So Mom...keep a week open in May! I better fight this chest bug and fast if I want to snow board at Big White this Friday night--and I do! I am taking it easy today, nurse maiding...but the Zen quest is still on until I completely finish my house.

1 Comments:

Blogger Miranda Hart said...

I too would like to see a photo of your zen space

March 6, 2008 at 10:30 AM  

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