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Saturday, December 13, 2008

Friday Night Snow Storm


We managed to drop off the Mist at her sleep over party last night despite the snow storm. Watching Peter try and get his car into the drive way with the Mist inside was a wee bit terrifying for me. Peter had picked up Mist from B Ball practise, took her to the mall to buy a gift and struggled up the mountain with his all-season tires. 
This is what the whole thing looked like from the balcony of my house:
Oh, there's Peter's snow covered car with only one head light trying to make it up the road and turn into our driveway.
Oh, there they are sliding off the road into our Tamarix trees.
Now there they go back down the hill to drive around the block and try hitting our drive from the top of the hill.
Now isn't that interesting...Pete's decided to skip the drive way and park across the street on the road.
There he is trying to break...
On My, there they go, sliding down the hill, tires locked in breaking position!
Needless to say it was snowbound in hidden valley for us last night.
I harnessed myself up and pulled Tabs and Pip around the neighborhood on the sleigh. It was so beautiful--a dreamy Christmas setting: The fog had crept up from the lake, it was snowing and all the neighborhood Christmas lights were on.
Then, because it was sooo quiet up here and no one was out driving, we tobogganed down our drive way.
We also down loaded "Fred Claus" from itunes--but it took too long to download so we have it for later this week.
Today, no Kamloops because of the heavy snow. Instead we will pick up the Mist, a Christmas tree and decorate today. Tonight PJ and I will attempt a movie out--Australia. Also another sleigh ride for the girls with their horse, Silver (me) trotting through the snow.
Miranda (My little Sis) and her fam are off to Cuba tomorrow--no cigars for you girl! And Miranda--that Michael Ignatieff...he reminds me a little bit of someone we know. Perhaps just a little too old boys school for me. 
And my big Sis (Theresa) is throwing the mother of all (after the play) brunches for an entire cast of teenagers at her house tomorrow--good luck!
And my Mom...performed her heart out at choir last night. And me...I just mailed my last paper to my Prof and am contemplating how exactly I can be more productive with my paintings. 

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