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Thursday, December 16, 2010



has been a whirlwind of activity and business.  It is hard to believe we are so close to Christmas.   What have we been up to?

-  Christmas party for Deanna (with her volunteer group at the thrift store)

-  Shopping trip for Deanna without Mom (I don’t like shopping so Deanna was thrilled to go without me)

-  building a horse shelter and hanging a new gate

-  dinner with friends

-  going to Peak Theatre (play was “Maggie’s Getting Married)

-  doing laundry with a friend as a gift for someone (a gift of service)

-  numerous choir practices

-  numerous choir performances (locally and out of town)

-  choir xmas party

-  Mug Up

-  Deanna helping out Nana wrapping gifts (she loves wrapping gifts)

-  Deanna volunteering at the Thrift Store

-  picking up my nephews from school

-  Deanna babysat twice

-  birthday party for my nephew and then having friends and family over afterwards

-  meeting with our facilitator in Red Deer

-  attended a musical recital that our friend Nicole was performing in

-  lots of music practice (Jordan is teaching himself some Christmas songs)

-  kids working for the ranch

-  new animals arrived for Deanna’s petting zoo (xmas gifts)

-  attending a xmas concert for our nephews

so that brings us up to date …..

what else is happening for the rest of the month?

- a birthday gathering for a friend of Deanna’s

-  going to watch the movie “Voyage of the Dawn Treader”

-  a sleepover for Deanna

-  Christmas gift shopping

-  menu planning and shopping for the next two weeks

-  decorate the xmas tree

-  wrapping gifts

-  two trips to the Calgary airport

-  my cousin Stephanie and her family staying with us for a week

-  visiting my grandparents

-  xmas dinner with Wes’s family

-  xmas dinner with my family


AND of course all the every day things that need to be done and all the things that jump into our schedule. 


I am looking forward to a quiet January (hopefully it will be quiet).  :o)



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