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Monday, April 11, 2011

Happy Birthday Beautiful Mom!

My mom on her 70th Birthday!
Mistaya playing for my mom
Tabitha playing for my mom
My niece Anemone playing for her Granny (my dad, Miranda and Artemisia enjoying the music)
Present opening with the grandgirls and Yianni
Granny with Anemone and Tabitha
Granny with Penelope and Artemisia
Granny and Mistaya
Me holding the smocked dress my mom made for Pip's birthday and gave to her on this day
Tabs and Pip
Black Forest cake made by my girls and I
Miranda and I and our families drove to Kamloops to surprise my mom on her 70th birthday. Miranda prepared an amazing lunch she made herself: home made croissants, brie-pear-prosciutto tart, salad with pumpkin seeds-feta-beets, ginger-lemon squares, cheese plate and strawberry plate. My girls and I made the cake together (yes even Pip).
I will be incommunicado for a while from here on out--a Vipassana retreat which I am in dire need of. I have had the most hectic, stressful few months of my life and I have been holding onto my sanity by a thread--waiting for this retreat to train my mind. So...here's hoping the next time we meet, I will be of a very calm, wise and happy mind.

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Blogger Sandra said...

I had such a great day on my birthday and really enjoyed having everyone here. the lunch was delicious and so was the cake.

I am confident the retreat will have positive efects and that you will come back serene.

April 11, 2011 at 10:13 AM  

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