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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Kopje Beach, British Columbia



                                                     Tabs and Pip Found the Water Warm
Me, Keeping an Eye on My Gals
Pip Crazy Dancing While Mist looks On
My Gals Taking it Easy
Beautiful Okanagan Lake
Dinosaur Nose
Pip
My Dinosaur Nose
Mist with Pip


3 hours of dance yesterday. It was fun but always hard on the knees and hips.  Kelowna was lucky though. It was the first ever Zumba Jam session in western Canada. I noticed some competition amongst the local teachers. Everyone checking each other out. I liked 4 of the songs though and will use them in my repertoire. 
Mist is still camping with friends. Peter and the little girls, Fernando and I went for a walk down town last evening, along the lake front. It was HOT! Pip got over heated. Fernando survived by dipping in the lake. It was very crowded and busy down town--full of bikini clad tourists. We ended the evening at an air-conditioned coffee shop--quite pleasant I must say...
Today Peter flies down the Portland Oregon. We bought our car from a dealer there because the Canadian dollar is higher than the American at the moment. He will be driving it across the border on Monday. I'm taking the little gals to The smurfs tonight--oh joy! I love going to movies with my gals but for some reason The smurfs just doesn't excite me...
I'll get to the lake at some point today too. Ideally an evening swim before bed is the best--so relaxing but those Smurfs might make that difficult.
I ate nothing but pizza and pasta while in Spain. It was wonderful but I of course I can't keep that up. I noticed though, that allowing myself to eat whatever in Europe, turned me into more of a foodie. I started to love food big time and was always hungry and much more into taste and the idea of cooking.    Alas, being a foodie could be dangerous for the likes of me. I love my own cooking way too much! But I must admit that the other evening, I made the most delicious Moroccan carrot soup for supper. It was sooo delicious and very healthy:  pureed carrots, onion, veg broth and cumin--YUM! I ate 3 bowls. I think I am oranger.

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