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Thursday, October 4, 2012

The Professor and The School Girl

This is Peter and Pippi before school, Pippi in her angora leopard beret and Peter in his "professor" ensemble. The outfit conjures up images of a British Professor, perhaps hunched over leather bound volumes at Oxford. The look is a favorite with our daughters. They always ask him to, "wear your professor outfit!"

October is proving to be an even more busy month than September. Every weekend I am away. This weekend my family travels to The Kootney's for Thanksgiving, next weekend is a Buddhist retreat here in Kelowna but I attend Friday and Saturday. And the following weekend I am in Vancouver at The Surrey International Writers Conference. The last weekend of the month is the introduction of Dharma Kids to the Okanagan (I'm the teacher/founder).
Peter will be away several times this month also for conferences in Vancouver and Seattle. Ya. Like I said, the month is a little crazy. And sometime in there I must get Halloween costumes together. My girls still don't know what they're going to be.

My youngest daughter has been home ill with a cold, stomach flu and fever all at once. Here's hoping she's all better by the time we must leave for the Kootney's tomorrow. My eldest daughters are catching a ride there today with my sister. Peter is at a conference in Vancouver. I guess it's just me and the patient, alone again today. It was exhausting yesterday, as she only felt well if her head was resting on me the entire day.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, my friends. I hope you enjoy the "Three Sisters" of the Iroquois Nation: Corn, beans and squash--true Canadian food.

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