Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
So lately, my sleeps have been subpar. Actually, less than subpar, if I'm being honest. My mattress, which is 13 years old this summer, has given up the ghost. It creaks. It has lumps. It is hard as a freaking rock, and quite frankly, I don't care much for it. It leaves me sore and stiff in the morning and I think it's time has come for it to go to the "big Bedset in the Sky". That being said, does anyone have any recommendations as to what a good mattress should consist of? Are those flashy "bowling ball" mattresses any good? Because although Darryl doesn't snore, he can be a real squirmer. A little help please.
Monday, August 25, 2008
Friday, August 22, 2008
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Darryl and I celebrated our third anniversary yesterday. After receiving a dozen roses at work, he surprised me by taking me to Gunther von Hagens Body Worlds at the Telus World of Science, and then out for supper at the Blue Pear Cafe.
Okay, so this is freaking hilarious. I know a few people out there who kite surf, and this is what happens when you screw around kite surfing in a tropical storm.
I was once slammed face first into the ground by a giant kite on a not-so-windy day, busting up a pair of sunglasses and more to the point, my nose. So with gale-force winds, this is what happens...
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
While we were in Cape Breton, we took in the Murder Mystery at the Fortress of Louisburg. Starting at 7 pm and going until around 10 pm, we visited different buildings within the fortress and observed the period-clad actors playing out their sadistic plot. At the end of the evening, we, along with Louisburg's "inspector" were charged with the task of finding the Murderer (The Baker, for those who care...)
Really good time, although it was pouring and visibility was limited due to the lack of electric lighting. A lantern can only do so much, after all. If you're ever in need of something to do when you're in Louisburg, take it in!!
Monday, August 18, 2008
So as much as I enjoyed our two weeks away, we totally let down our guard. Iron and Wine tickets went on sale in July and we had no idea. They've never come here before, and I'm fairly certain it won't happen again anytime soon. I'm pretty choked about this whole thing, because the tickets are (understandably) completely sold out. The Calgary show is sold out too, so no luck there. Where were you on this one Jill? Jordan? The Dave? I'm so desparate to see this show, I may even go and try to buy a scalpled ticket at a riduculously overpriced fee. We'll see just how desparate I am come October.
Saturday, August 16, 2008
Friday, August 8, 2008
Tuesday, August 5, 2008
Well, while our east coast seems to be experiencing some of the worst weather they've seen in years, we're enjoying a balmy 35 degrees Celsius here in Kelowna. And what better to do when it's stinking hot out than go boating? Today we took to the lake on a powerboat and good times were had by all - Ogopogo especially, since he managed to take home Darryl's sunken sunglasses and Jenn's toe ring as trophies of the day.
Saturday, August 2, 2008
Well, we arrived safe and sound in Kelowna yesterday after a brief stop in Revelstoke and at the Enchanted Forest where I stopped for tea with an old friend(pic attached). We got right down to the business of "relaxing" today and went to a goat cheese farm, a winery, and then Mini golfing, where I anhailated the rest of the family. Well, not really. I tied with Darryl, but I didn't lose terribly, so that's something.
Tomorrow I think we're visiting an orchard, another winery :) and who knows what else. Forgive the infrequency of the blogs the next couple weeks, internet access is sketchy.