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Thursday, July 24, 2008

Love Tap


I beat Peter in chess tonight. I love when that happens. A quiet night as we waited for the three oldest kids to watch "Journey to the Centre of the Earth." Our van is getting body work done and now they've discovered engine damage from that horrible rear-ending I did. I want to sue the city as the make shift road they allowed was so unsafe and caused the entire accident--bad drivers cutting people off to turn onto it--on a hill, on a tight corner. Anyway, we have to make due with 2 compact cars which makes going anywhere as an entire family impossible--we always have to take 2 cars. And living way up on top of the mountain makes every trip seem too much. Thus, I am staying home while Peter chauffeurs the kids to the movie. On the up side, I have time for activities like chess, reading etc. Not having a TV is great as my leisure activities don't allow me to go into a coma.
The Pip is so clever. Tonight she brought out the play dough and pointed to a picture of a rainbow with clouds that she wanted to sculpt--so we did.
Beach this am once again. I wore a hat and brought water on my run so my headache is gone. More marking...boring marking.
Van will not be ready for our Island tour--so we must rent one-- crazy luck.
My nephew kyran is making quite a mark on our neighborhood--sending all the little girls hearts a fluttering with his suave persona and good looks.
And no...I'm not slapping Peter's face, it just a love tap, really.

3 Comments:

Blogger Miranda said...

Magic's own cassanova? Who are these girls, anyhow?
Poor van, what luck. When do you leave?

To answer an old ?, Michael is Gia's husband.

July 25, 2008 at 12:13 AM  
Blogger bricktop said...

That's a great photo. I love your self-portraits, good stuff!

July 26, 2008 at 12:48 AM  
Blogger QueenMJ said...

M-Maddi, Mist's friend for one. And next Friday.
BT-Thanks.

July 27, 2008 at 10:30 AM  

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