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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Little Lydia Hume

Tabs posing as Lydia, complete with her hotel front desk props: service ringing bell, room register  and antique hotel room keys.
Tabs best friend peeks from behind as Princess Diana.
Note the button on the floor one steps on to make Lydia Hume come to life.
A serious Lydia moment.
Tabs as Lydia telling her story to interested audience.
This is my Tabs at Wax Works. Her school hosts an afternoon where 5th graders dress up and become famous people past or present. When one steps on the button in front of the Wax Person, they come to life, telling all about the life story of the individual they are portraying. Lydia Hume is a historical character from the town of Nelson BC. She  and her husband built the famous Hume Hotel in the city and the Hume house--Tab's auntie now owns and resides in the historical Hume house, set high on a hill over looking down town Nelson. Tabs wanted to be Lydia as her middle name is Lydia and she often stays at the Hume house and has stayed in the Hume hotel.
I must unbiasedly as possible report that little Lydia Hume was the most precious Wax Works girl I have ever witnessed. And from the pictures, you must agree. She melts my heart. 
She is at a friend's all day party at the lake today.


Yesterday was a full day. Tabs had soccer in the morning, then I took my gang out for coffee as I owed Tabs a drink of her choice from Starbucks for scoring a goal. Then we shopped for a gift for her friends Birthday party. I raced up Dilworth mountain to attend an afternoon garden party for Pip and preschool friends and their families. 
Later, Mist and Pip went over to auntie's for a supper party as another auntie was also in town visiting. Tabs went to a sleep over party and Peter and I picked up the conference keynote and his wife from their hotel  and took them for supper at Summerhill Winery. It was a beautiful night and we dined on the deck over looking the vineyards and lake. Our guests were wonderful, very friendly and interesting: world travellers and Buddhists!
Today I prepare for the conference--I present Monday morning--a little nervous! I will also hike up the mountain. Also a tea party at my sisters and tonight the conference starts with cocktails on campus. Mist has a friend coming over later.
Must make sure I do nothing but prepare my power point from 1 until 5!
I am getting better from the bronchitis, however, it doesn't take much to wind me now as my lungs are still full :(

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