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Thursday, December 18, 2008

We've Got Snow!


A view from my front balcony. I don't think I've ever seen this much snow in Kelowna before--and it is still coming down!
Despite the horrible roads--remember everything is a steep hill up here--I am trying to keep up with my Three Musketeers and their endless activities. Today it is Tabs piano. Last night was Tabs Christmas concert at the school. She was adorable, singing away in her silver sparkly outfit and matching nail polish.Ā 
Mist had a great day at school. She was chosen to accompany her new friend from Germany (Lena) on an outing for hot chocolate and secret Santa shopping (with the school councillor) to celebrate Lena's arrival in Canada. The girls got appaloosa cowboy hats to wear to the school western dance. Mist won a chocolate bar for her line dancing. I asked her how she won it. She said that when ever the judges came around she exaggerated her dance moves...that's my girl!
Tomorrow Pip and Tabs have a Christmas party down the street and Mist is having Lena for supper and a movie. Then, finally, Saturday is my night. Peter and I are going to Brandt's Creek Pub for a quick bite to eat and then a movie to follow. We have a Christmas party invite too--I hope we didn't miss it. They sent the invite to Peter (Big mistake!) so of course, he doesn't have a clue when it is or if we even missed it. Tabs also has a party to attend Sunday. Good grief--my girls and their parties take up every weekend!
I shall paint today. Finish the cougar and get prepped for my pilgrimage north to Wells Grey provincial park to photograph a bison herd. lol....in this snow it isn't going to happen for awhile.
January looks crazy for us. Peter has to be in Vancouver on three separate occasions. I start class and a part time job. And we must go to Nelson to pick up our baby boy pug: Fernando! Focus...one thing at a time. So, this Christmas our family plans are sweet and simple: skating, snowboarding, baking gingerbread kids and family movies. Then to gear up for the double birthdays in January.

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