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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Ying Yang


























Pip and Artemis and their many uses of a faux leather, pink cowgirl skirt! I made the skirt for Tabitha and a matching one for Mistaya years ago. Tabs was only two. She knew a thing or two about fashion though. I brought her the finished skirt and asked her if she liked it. She held it up to her face looked down the waistband and yelled, "Hello down there!" She was bang on! The skirt resided in the dress-up trunk from that day forward until the twosome above unearthed it as a new fancy "crown."
Torch relay in down town Kelowna last night. As I reported already on facebook, the experience was both ying and yang. I took my 3 girls and my 2 nieces. We couldn't find parking so we parked at the Grand Hotel parkade. We ran like crazy down water street to make the relay in time. Just as we reached the parade, the torch bearer ran by. We lucked out! The girls were thrilled. Then we decided to walk several blocks to a coffee house. On arrival I made the discovery that I'd left my wallet in the van. No worries though. A dashing gentleman offered to treat all the girls to whatever they wanted! It turned out Mist had ten dollars so we thanked him for his kind offer but declined.
Finally we made it back to the van to discover a note written to me on the side of it, "Nice parking asshole!" Such  is life!
Busy day. Cupcake tour with the tots this morning. Mist is at a friends and Tabs is just home from dance.
And I received a lovely bag a chocolate covered macadamia nuts from Miranda who has returned toady from her Hawaii adventure.
Will devote time tomorrow to finishing my presentation as today was a work right off. I have come up with a tres exciting plan be for my future career. It feels very good to have an exciting plan A & B. I feel good about my job prospects and artistic fulfillment now.
Booked our 3 nights in Kamloops next month. Peter had a conference so we'll relax in a hotel and visit my parents. We have all these free coupons to use up for the Fairmont this month. Yet I just don't feel like driving to Banff or Vancouver to use them. I hate long, mountain car trips in the winter. And I would push for a tropical trip to use them up but if we're going to Asia, we need to save all our flight points. Letting Fairmont points go to waste hurts.

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Blogger Sandra said...

The girls look too cute in the "hat".

I'm looking forward to your trip to kamloops!

January 27, 2010 at 9:57 AM  

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