Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Road Trip: the Miniseries (4)

Episode Four:

At the rate I'm going, it will be American Thanksgiving before I manage to finish posting about Canadian Thanksgiving. And in the meantime, we've done other stuff, too, so Thursday night through Sunday will be presented as a montage. Imagine appropriate music.

Thursday night, surreal. Very odd being a mommy in a house where I was a baby. Didn't sleep much.
Friday morning, family love.
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Walk to the park wearing the baby. Alana climbed on the kiddie climbing wall. Someone else took pictures.
Visit with Jenn and Rob and Dom, who was still in the womb when I last saw him, and Andrew, who was born a week before Valerie but is gestationally a month older and it shows.
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Awesome time catching up with old friends. Yummy homemade macaroni and cheese.
I think we did something Friday night. Lack of sleep catching up, so it's a blur.
Saturday, more fun with family and friends. Katie, Mike and Isla came over. Katie should be having her baby any day now.
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We watched UHF. We set up Settlers, but didn't play. Alana and I made pies.
Sunday morning, church. April was dedicated.
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We took a billion family pictures.
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To be continued...

2 comments:

jd said...

I miss the chaos! It was so much fun! Can't wait until Christmas!!

intensesimplicity said...

So good to see pix of all of you together. I completely get the setting up the game and not playing. I think I couldn't sit down long enough to play a game, speak a complete sentence, or watch a movie from beginning to end for something like YEARS! My sisters and I have learned to embrace the chaos and enjoy just being together and keep the cousins from killing each other. Happy Thanksgiving:)