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Monday, August 25, 2008

Back Yard Quails


Our backyard quail family. The dad in the foreground and mom and a few chicks in the back.
Theresa and Kyran left yesterday with our two oldest daughters:Mist and Tabs. Boo-hoo, I miss them already. But the girls were so excited to go. Mist will miss an orientation day at the new junior high school, but she said she was NOT going to miss a trip to Nelson. My mom will come Tuesday night so we can drive down to pick them up with the Pip. And, spend a few days in Washington and Idaho. There is this amazing amusement and water park in SILVERWOOD that we will try out and go to Spokane as well.
An amazingly busy time of year. I must sign girls up for: swimming, ballet, piano, & soccer starts. And I must start University, get my web site up, finish a painting and get ready for snowboarding season--buy helmets and narrow boots for all us girls as the regular boots are boxes without tops's on our feet. Snowboarding becomes about me just trying to keep my feet from lifting right out of the boot constantly.
Also I have to decide if I'm going back to the International writer's conference and get our trip to Florida all planned. So...these are the things I'm putting off until spring: horseback rising lessons, and adopting a dog.
Pip is such a darling. When peter and I play chess, she sits quietly until she figures it has to be time for her turn, and then she politely says, "my 'tune'." She is so precious. She and I had an ABBA dance party last night. She loves to dance like her mom and sisters.
Peter starts his teaching workshops this week--he is back to being very busy. No meeting at Starbucks for coffee this week.

1 Comments:

Blogger Cliffer said...

Ummm, Silverton isnt a city, The Park is near coerdilane, or however you spell it, and the park is called Silverwood...

August 25, 2008 at 12:39 PM  

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