Monday, October 13, 2008

I am so behind with everyone. I have missed so much and I have missed all of my friends so much!

Last weekend, Shawn, KC, Spencer and I went to see my family in Windsor. I have an aunt there, my Dad's baby sister, and her family. There is only 7 years between my Aunt Beth and I, so she really is my Dad's baby sis. She is awesome. I love her husband, my Uncle Jeff, and my Grandmother lives there, as well. My lil cousin Kristy just had a baby of her own, and I could not get enough of her. I gotta say, we make gorgeous babies in our family. Must be the good genes.

The visit was too short and I always come away wanting more..more family time, more great memories, more hugs. It was an incredible reunion. Shawn had never met my aunt and uncle, or my Grandmother. We have been together 7 years and I think that my aunt was starting to question whether or not Shawn was real or just a figment of my imagination. Those of you that know Shawn know that never in my wildest imagination could I dream up Shawn.

The boys all went fishing in Lake Erie, which is a 2 minute drive from the house. My aunt, KC and I went to see the vineyard where cousin Kristy's husband works and who do we meet there?

None other than Mr. Hockey himself, Gordie Howe. Of course, my camera was with Shawn, cuz you gotta get photos of the fish. When the boys stopped there later, they didn't bother with photos, either. Mind you, I have about 15 photos of my cousins vintage 'vette, from every angle. No Gordie Howe, but fish and a 'vette.

Oh well.

I miss my family already and it has only been a week.

I got some kind of cold/flu when we went south last week. I missed my dental surgery that Monday. Now, I am a huge dental-phob (must be a word for that, but I don't know what it is) and now that I have to rebook the appointment, I will be obsessing about it for another couple of weeks. I need work on ALL BUT ONE of my teeth. I can't put my kids through school, but that dentist is gonna be able to put his through school no problem.

Shawn had family here from Hungary,and I missed out on meeting them, as well. I am kind of bummed about that, because I was so looking forward to meeting his cousins. I couldn't infect people that came half way around the world with my weird illness.

KC is starting school again next week. I am so proud of her. She hasn't been able to find any (paying) work in advertising, so she has decided to try her hand at...wait for it....

Dental assisting! LOL. My biggest fear come to life!

I know that she will kick ass at this. She looks so cute in her scrubs and she is going to the same school that I went to when I took my PSW course. Kayla is thinking of taking a course there next year when she graduates.

We had our Thanksgiving meal today. Shawn and KC made sooo much food. I am still stuffed, some 10 hours later. After dinner, we all watched Hocus Pocus, the girls' fav Hallowe'en movie.

As much as my family is growing and changing, it's nice to know that some of the old favourites will never change.


ldbug said...

Oh family time! I haven't seen my family in over a year, too expensive to travel back to the states very often. I'm heading back for Christmas though, yay!

That is very cool about KC going to be a dental assistant! That is a very good career, congrats!

CindyDianne said...

Family time is super important. I have a theory about modern culture's lack of family time and people's unhappiness....

It's nice to see you back!

Burfica said...

OoOO it's so good to hear from you!!!

How fun with all the family!!! My mom kept family seeing each other all the time. I do see my sister, but unless there is a death in the family I don't think the rest of us will get together again.

OOO I am such a dental phob too. When my one tooth broke and I needed surgery last year, I hadn't been to the dentist since I was 19. lol

Tod said...

It's good to see you back in blogland!

Heidi the Hick said...

She's going to dental school!!!!!

And she does know that she'll have to like, scrape yucky stuff off people's teeth, right?

It'll be good for her, to have a skill that is necessary. She'll always have a job!

Missed you this weekend. We have to make up for it over Christmas, right?

little wanderer said...

glad you had a great time with family.
its really great to hear from you.
ouch dentists ouch, ouch ouch!