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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Facing the Fear



Tabitha did it. She successfully got her filling at the dentist with only 1/2 a children's Valium tablet, my Ipod meditation songs and her DS Animal Crossing. I was a little bit of a wreck, worrying she wouldn't go through with it and she'd have to go back to the specialist and get knocked out. She's home now with a frozen mouth and one pink Google richer.

Virus still knocking the stuffing out of Pete, Pip and I. Sick of feeling tired. Really getting bored because I feel too yuck to work out, go out to a show or anything! I've been busy just running around doing errands for the children and then I'm too wiped to do naught.

I have to choose my elective...the history of Ed in China, past to present, or a creative writing course? My masters is in global education using creative writing to promote literacy. So both would be OK. The only global ed class offered is the Chinese one.

Signed big girls up for swimming this summer and then at the end of August a horse riding camp. I vowed that since I was raised with horses and learned to ride, I had to at least manage riding lessons for my girls, if not a horse.

Jury still not in on summer plans. Peter has narrowed down a week off he can spend with the girls, but I have not confirmed any plans yet. I was going to take myself and my 3 gals to Berlin for 3 weeks but the cheapest fairs would still set me back $6000 alone. And with Florida coming up in the fall and Mexico or Hawaii at Christmas...Air travel is getting way too expensive! They need to invent a solar plane or a faster solar powered hover craft or something to cross the Atlantic!

3 Comments:

Blogger Sandra said...

I checked with Aircanada and our cheapest fares out of Vancouver would be 1869.02$ each!

I'm very proud of little Tabi for her bravery at the dentist.

Hope everyone is better soon. I highly recommend "Echinamide". I'm sure it helped me fight off the virus.

June 18, 2008 at 1:33 PM  
Blogger Miranda said...

wow -good on tabs- confronting her fears...

Cant believe you guys are still sick...however I have given up exercise and im not even at all sick. It seems so silly here....does that make sense? And besides, its hard to run with all that beer sloshing around...

June 19, 2008 at 8:13 AM  
Blogger Cliffer said...

GO TABS!!! I thought of something to cross the atlantic! A train!!! It could have stops every once in a whilein underwater stations built like bubbles, and it could run on hydrogen! Because look at what the ocean is full of!!! HYDROGEN... and oxygen and fish...

June 19, 2008 at 12:24 PM  

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