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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Christmas Eve


A view of Okanagan Lake from my front yard.
Christmas Eve is upon us. Just got back from the gym. We made gingerbread people yesterday. Today it is sledding and Mom and Dad will arrive around three this afternoon. We will have the traditional fondue and I will make gourmet peanut butter cups for dessert. The weather is getting back to normal and it will be 0 oC by Saturday. We plan on snowboarding in Kamloops on Monday and Tuesday next week while PJ is off. Christmas day Peter and I will awake for a predawn hike before we unwrap gifts and then do a family skate on the pond off Clifton Rd. Having the three gals home is busier than I anticipated. We are go-go-go and I have yet to work on my painting. Oh, to have more hours in a day. It is difficult for me to fit anything else in except University, working-out and looking after my family. Must meditate on this time crunch problem. I do want to have time to paint! Evening work isn't an option because we get up at 5:30 each morning to work out.
Anyway, games night tonight by the fire. Tabs wants Monopoly. She's lucky her Granddad loves that game. We'll try to download a traditional Christmas movie to watch sometime as well--Tabs is insistent!

3 Comments:

Blogger Sandra said...

Sounds like it will be great fun. Hope we make it to Kelowna today as I checked the road report and it said compact snow with slippery sections plus reduced visiblity due to blowing snow.

December 24, 2008 at 10:17 AM  
Blogger theresa_hart said...

Looks so beautiful there in an ominous cloudy way. Hopefully Tabby's health perks up and mom and dad are super careful no matter what they decide to do. Merry Christmas y'all.

December 24, 2008 at 11:04 AM  
Blogger Miranda said...

Whats wrong with Tabby?

I want to go on a hike and skating tomorrow and have fondue tonight! I made a valliant effort to have a party, but two strung out girls in hysterics and so many tears, and they were in bed by 630. Good times!

December 24, 2008 at 5:08 PM  

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