Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Snow Day

These will only strike you as pathetic if you were raised in a region that expects a snowfall to result in a fluffy white ground covering....

Monday, November 21, 2005

Vancouver Island Visit

Cousin Jade, Grandma and Maia

Dancing cousins

Maia and her new buddy - Pepper, Grandma's new kitten (cat #4!)

Jade, Heron and Maia with a local newt. Maia's dressed for a hike.

Four Generations: Grandma, Great Grand Nana, Maia and Mama

Maia and I spent the weekend on Vancouver and Hornby Island. Six ferries later we are home - tired but happy to have fit so many visits into 3 quick days.

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Maia's new bike

Maia and I bike quite often and we thought it was time for her to graduate from the trailer to a bike she could pedal too. Ev wanted to check out our new arrangement and is thinking he might want an outboard engine mounted on his bike as well!

Saturday, November 12, 2005

In a winter wonderland

We headed up Mt Cypress for the first snow of the season.

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Meeting Stella, mourning Charlotte

Maia spends one day a week playing with her new "doll" named Stella.

We just finished reading "Charlotte's Web", I under- anticipated Maia's ability to manage the ending and we have gone into mourning. Charlotte is placed on the funeral web - a moment of silence will follow.
"Mum, I understand that Charlotte was just a famous character in a famous book but it makes me feel so sad. I loved her so much and Wilbur loved her so much and if my friend died that I loved the way Wilbur loved Charlotte - I don't think I could get up in the morning. My heart would just be so broken..."