Ouff... Whadda week! It's been extremely busy and full of anxiety. Brad's mom remains in hospital, but is out of intensive care. She will probably be in the hospital for quite a while as she recovers from the two surgeries. Brad's sister went back to Ontario yesterday. She was supposed to leave around 4:30 p.m., but ended up leaving only around 10:30p.m. Air Canada, what can you say!? I swear to god the motto for that airline is: "Air Canada: We're not happy, till you're not happy!"
We finally caught up with Don and Mar last night for after-work drinks. Shaun and Mary made it, too. Was great to see them all. Don and Mar have been extremely busy, also. They have a large garden and vineyard and they also grow blueberries and gooseberries, and they're beekeepers to boot! It's a long weekend here in Canada, and Don and Mar were smart and are taking Tuesday off as well. I considered doing the same, but never had time to get around to it. I'll take a few days off sometime soon and make a long weekend myself.
I'm glad I didn't have this week off on vacation, as the weather here has been god-awfull - cloudy, wet, and humid. Hopefully, it will change soon. we need some sunshine!
I've had a very productive morning thus far - I walked Kaiser, went to the farmers' market, got a haircut (read: buzzed off completely with a No. 1 blade), returned mom's books to the library, went to the bakery for bread, stopped and picked up a paper, and made out our grocery list. Now I've got to bike my 21 km, do the dishes from yesterday, iron, make muffins, clean the house a bit, cook supper, and go up to the hospital to see Brad's mom. Then later on, we're going to try to drop by our friend Paul's place for a visit with him. We haven't seen him since we returned from Italy and he got back from California, so we have a LOT to catch up on!
Here's da boyz: