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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Are You Strong Enough to be a Mom?

These photos were taken at the secluded waterfall that we hiked to in Goldstream Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. It was paradise in its beauty.

Now about that title... Tabitha and her tooth. Yes, that same tooth that needed to be filled has abscessed. And no...all that meditation and counselling I gave her was not everlasting. Things started spiraling from bad to worse at the dentist yesterday. I had Peter on the cell to her in the chair. She'd bargained us up to a 30$ gift from Toys R Us afterward. I knew it wasn't going to happen even with all the promises of rose gardens etc. After heoroic attempts, the dentist gave up on her and now she sits with an abscessed tooth and no one willing to pull it. Peter has researched a dentist rumoured to be patient so we will give him a try. No more Ms. Nice-Guy though, her behavior must improve.
I found out my flute will cost $500 to repair so it looks like we'll by Mistaya a new one. And it just so happens that the Salvation Army store was right beside the music store today. The girls begged me to let them go in. I said no initially because I find all those old clothes rather depressing for some reason, maybe because I occasionally run into things I've donated in the past. Anyway, I caved and ended up spending $!60 in that place! But hold on...someone had just dropped off an antique mint condition dresser and vanity from the 1930's. The mirror still has its original sticker on the front of it. I also got a mint Monopoly game for $1 and a mint troll puzzle for 75 cents (Mist collects troll stuff). The Sally Ann made a lot off me today.
Finally started my cougar painting again and feel much better for it. Painted to my latest ABBA downloads and loved it. Took all three girls hiking around the back of the mountain this AM. Pip in her bike stroller--in 3 places it is so steep and slippery, that I have trained Tabs and Mist to run when I yell "Help!" and all 3 of us push our hardest to get the thing up the trail without losing it down the mountain.

1 Comments:

Blogger Miranda said...

I just cannot imagine the situation - i mean how is it possible that she cannot open her mouth? SUrely these dentist have ways...?Sedation????

August 13, 2008 at 9:38 PM  

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