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Monday, June 30, 2008

Okanagan Summer

The girls camped out on our balcony last night:popcorn, movie on my computer. Heat, bugs and lightening sent them in. The lightening started another forest fire in upper mission. Saw a lot of smoke on the mountain on my run this am. Decided I must run by 6 am or not bother in this heat.
Went to lake last night. So hot and the water was gorgeous.
Party at Chungs was alright. Gorgeous lake view. We picked Mist up from a near by beach while we were at the party as she had been out boating all day with friends. They boated to an NHL player's summer mansion (playroom the size and design of a hockey rink according to the Mist).
Decided not to worry about being politically correct because my fundamental knowledge of truth will shine through my words, being: we are all one and the same, connected through our humanness and even further through our being earthlings.
Today is the desert day: tonight we drive to Osoyoos, spend the night, hang out tomorrow on Canada's B Day.
New summer schedule for the next two weeks:
6 am workout.
7 am girls breakfast.
9 am lake/beach.
11:30 swimming lessons.
1-3 paint.
Then I will switch to am painting once swimming is over.
I am excited about these things in my life: I found the dog I am going to adopt in the spring. An awesome breed I didn't even know existed: an Olde English Bulldogge. I am going to learn to sail and buy a sail boat, I am continuing to improve my French, I am continuing my life long Buddhist studies, my career because it will involve all I love--world travel, working with children to promote literacy, writing and portrait painting, I'm going to train for mountain trail running, snowboarding as a family,mountain biking as a family, my zen life style, I have immanent trips planned to England, France, San Fransisco and Florida in the next 2 years. I am taking Mistaya with me to India to study with the Dalai Lama as soon as we can make it happen. And will take the highest altitude train on Earth to Tibet while we're at it.
There you have it, things that thrill me at the moment.

2 Comments:

Blogger Miranda said...

never heard of that breed - you're getting a dog!!!
Can't believe its so hot there...Im afraid! I find with each passing day my tolerance of the heat diminishes......I like a nice, crisp 23 C....

June 30, 2008 at 12:56 PM  
Blogger QueenMJ said...

Ya but just think...you can go halvies with me on the sail boat!40 o ain't so bad in the middle of Lake Okanagan.

June 30, 2008 at 1:36 PM  

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