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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

The Olympics, BC Style

Tabs and friends on a snowshoe field trip on a mountain top. Tabs had the best time ever!
Taking a wee break from my lit review to blog. I feel sleepy already and it is still morning.
Pip is home today from preschool as her cough is still bad.
I went for my barefoot run this AM with Fernando. All was well until the last km. I developed a small blister on my instep of one foot. Odd, I say. Fernando is such a jock. He runs so fast--pulling me up and down hills. He has developed the worst habit of taking the cushions off of my new antique sofa and eating them.
Sometimes I think I should have bought tickets to the Olympics to actually be a part of the audience to experience the thrill. However, a chat with Joop convinced me otherwise. The crowds, fighting, and passes one needs to even drive on the highways seems like a good reason to avoid Vancouver at this time. However, I loved that the opening ceremonies focused on our aboriginal culture in BC. Nature and BC's first peoples are what BC is about. That is what makes it an amazing place to live.
Will nip out for a coffee break with the Pip to SB's shortly and then get back at writing.
Oh, "Shutter Island" was far too horrific, confusing and gory for me. However, Leonardo's acting was good. They could have made a much, much creepier and intelligent film if they'd only let me rewrite the script!

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2 Comments:

Blogger Sandra said...

Maybe you need to feed him more!

February 24, 2010 at 1:18 PM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

I wish that was the answer. No, he just likes to chew furniture--make that only antique and lawn furniture.

February 24, 2010 at 2:29 PM  

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