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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Sailors of the Okanagan




Yesterday morning we went behind the Grand Hotel for paddle boating. Pip made an impressive captain in her sailor outfit and cap. It was a long walk for us to and from the paddle boats in the hot sun so we stopped for a cold drink at a cafe afterward to relax. Last evening Peter took the foursome to "kickstart" in the park while I worked on marking.
I found a gallery downtown that would be a perfect start for my work. I am quite optimistic that I can make a handsome side income with my wildlife portraits while I finish my Masters. Although, I admit, being a Renaissance woman makes my exact focus of my PHD a little unsure at this point. I could do it in about 3-4 different areas and absolutely adore each pursuit!
I received too much sun on Monday and have suffered with a head ache ever since: running, the beach. My genetics just aren't cut out for major sun exposure. So, I am waiting to do hikes in the evening this week as to not aggravate my head some more. Today I will drop off the big kids at Lazer Tag for a couple of hours.
Tabitha has prepared amazing continental breakfasts for all the children each morning this week. She blows the train whistle to announce, "Continental breakfast will now be served in the dining car!" She sets the table in colour coordinated dishes, name tags, cereal, toast, and cut up fruit.

4 Comments:

Blogger Sandra said...

That Tabitha! Her organizational skills amaze me.

I see someone spotted ogopogo in the lake and snapped some pictures.
You could go on a fact finding expedition with the foursome.

They seem to be having a great time and Pip looks adorable in her sailor outfir.

July 23, 2008 at 9:54 AM  
Blogger QueenMJ said...

the kids got right on the Ogopogo sighting and will do more research tomorrow.

July 23, 2008 at 8:10 PM  
Blogger Miranda said...

Does the fun never end in the Okanagan - your life is one extended summer holiday! Cant wait!

July 24, 2008 at 12:44 AM  
Blogger John's pic of the day said...

Let's see: Ogopogo - a creature with a head like a horse, a long neck, several humps, webbed feet, and a long whip-like tail. Sometimes that's how I feel in the morning before my coffee.

July 24, 2008 at 1:17 AM  

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