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>Yesterday before I left London… I was able to touch base with my fellow blogging friend Morena from “Babies and Bulldogs”. We met each other through the “Northern Nunavut Blogging Community”…and then we met (in person) back in the Fall of 2009 when I travelled to the community in Nunavut where she was living.(you can read about that HERE!) I saw her and her hubby and son another time when they were travelling south.. and were ‘stuck’ in Iqaluit…
Morena moved to the same remote community that I lived in…earlier this year, after I had moved to Winnipeg!… she’s in the “sunny south” and was visiting her friend Jen in London before heading out East to visit family..
It was the first time I met Jen (in person)… But I feel like I’ve known her for quite some time though. You see, she too was a northern blogger… and I have read along and about all her adventures…some might have called me a ‘blog stalker’…but I perfer ‘blog reader”!! She and her husband and daughter moved south last summer… But the south hasn’t stopped her blogging… you can find her at her “Jentography”.
Both of these lovely ladies have babies that are almost 19 months old… and were born about 12 hours apart, and their mums were living in the same remote community during their pregnancies, and for the first months of the new babies lives…
I had a blast playing ‘peek-a-boo’ and getting sticky hand kisses and hugs… these toddlers are adorable!!! And I think I made two new friends….!!!!
I had a fantastic lunch with you guys… It was great talking with people that ‘get’ the northern experience…but also enjoy blogging and photography, among other things!!
>July 18th, 2010….
It’s true… I’ve never had one… perhaps as a teen I might have had a lot of ‘extra’ energy.. and extra sugary drinks weren’t my thing….. I’m not really sure WHY I haven’t had one…. but last night Dan bought me one..(as well as a banana one for himself, and blue raspberry one for Erin)…Mine well it was “cherry” and oh was it sugar-y good!…
The first sip…(I think I got a head freeze from it!)…
>…Ontario that is!! Before I left Toronto I got my hair done… and my toes as well!! I did manage to visit a few friends in and around the GTA (Greater Toronto Area)..but those are stories for another time!!!
Here’s my new ‘cleaned’ up hair’… complete with the magic of the straightening iron.. something I have still yet to master… perhaps one day!!
Here’s Sar… doing the bubble thing for her little girl!! Thanks again Adam and Sarah for your hospitality.. .if you ever find yourself in Winnipeg… be sure to stop in and say HI!
…I think there needs to be some explanation of this photo… I had just had dinner with my friend Sarah & Adam and Erin & Dan… apparently with all the visiting… I didn’t get a photo til we were walking out of that place… so I put the timer on my camera, set it on a pay phone in the front doors… lined us up… and then well waited for the flash! (it only took a few tries…) the first couple had some people walking through!!
On Saturday night… my friend Jen (who I met last year when I was living in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, she was researching for her Masters Thesis, but lives in London with her hubby)…So where was I? Yes, Jen came over to Erin’s place… we got ready and went out dancing…. it was good conversations.. good choices of beverages…great dancing.. despite the ‘hawt, sweaty mess I became on the dance floor!’
….and again another reminder of such amazing friends I have!!
- Dance like no one’s watching…
- Cuddle some babies…
- Road Trip…to London, Ontario…and visit some awesome peeps!
- Laugh til my tummy hurts..
- a few pedicures… and a hair cut by my hairdresser in Toronto!