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Sunday, July 20, 2008

Awesome Hiking--Kamloops, BC


Home already, two pairs of brand spanking new circa 1970 shoes richer. But man, I paid for those shoes. Sure the price tag said only ten dollars each, but I paid dearly for those shoes in self esteem. The old Italian woman who sold them to me was a very scary woman. She rolled her terrible eyes, gnashed her terrible teeth, showed her terrible claws and roared her terrible roars. I barely escaped the store, knowing sadly, that no matter how many pairs of gorgeous, untouched, original funky pairs of circa 1970's shoes they enticed me with in their window, that I would never return again.
I love the outdoor public swimming pool down the block from my parents house, it so reminds me of the ones I used to frequent all summer long in my childhood.
My handsome 6'3" nephew has arrived for a weeks long visit with his three cousins. and they are all so pleased to have him. Pip has already showed him all her treasures, including dragging out her blue potty from her room to show it off.
Mom gave me an early Bday present of three giant art books and a book all about the origins and history of misogyny ( an uplifting read to be sure!). PS LOVED Mama Mia. That movie really delivered. The songs, the dancing, Greece...so good.

4 Comments:

Blogger John's pic of the day said...

Love that Landscape. It's amazing how that part of the Cordillera is loaded with plants you'd find in the Great Basin....my favorite is of course is sagebrush (Artemisia).

July 21, 2008 at 12:11 AM  
Blogger Miranda said...

Wow - that backdrop is surreal!

Love Europe, Love love love it,

but take me home where the buffalo roam!

ps pic of shoes, and a few more details, what kind of store?

July 21, 2008 at 12:29 AM  
Blogger Miranda said...

btw is that johnny boy's old ww2 artillery bag youre carrying?

July 21, 2008 at 7:34 AM  
Blogger QueenMJ said...

You called it. Full of our water bottles.

July 21, 2008 at 9:49 PM  

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