Our neighbours across the road came in last night so we have someone else to talk to. We were still in our pyjamas when a there was a knocking on our wall. I wondered who would be out visiting at this time of the day (9:30 am) and when I poked my head out, there standing was Kathy (Val’s sister) and Louie from Geraldton, Ontario. What a shocker!!! We invited them in and had a wonderful reunion. I called Brook and rented his trailer next door for the next two nights. Val had a haircut appointment at 1 PM and afterwards we went to Salmon Arm to do some shopping. We went to Boston Pizza for dinner, compliments of Kathy and Louie, and then we came home and watched the hockey game. We called it quit early as they were both tired.
We had a mix of sun and clouds but no rain. We went to Chase and stopped at “Home Hardware” as Val was looking for a narrow but deep laundry basket. We didn’t find one so we went for lunch before picking up some groceries and ended up in Scotch Creek as the restaurant we went to appeared to be really slooooowwww! We went to “FRIENDS” and that place is under new MNGMT so we couldn’t get any beer with our lunch. Afterwards, we picked the necessary groceries then came home and relaxed. For dinner we had hamburger cooked on the BBQ then we watched the movie”Impossible”, about a family caught in the tsunami in Thailand.
Woke up to more rain, how boring but it was forecast! Kathy and Louie left around 10:30 am this morning. It is lunch time and the rain has finally let off. We went to Chase to return the movie we rented yesterday. At 4 PM, Bob and Gail arrived back from Williams Lake and joined us for Happy Hour and so did Dennis and Ruth. We caught up to their news then it was dinner and hockey. We got a call from Audrey and she says that she heard we can no longer get Star Choice service in the USA!?? Will have to investigate that more in depth.
We were both up by 7 AM and headed to the Provincial Park for our 9 AM “Orientation Day”. It lasted 4 hrs and we were served hamburgers and hot dogs for lunch (free of course). Afterwards we went to Chase to return a couple movies then came home. The sun was shining for most of the day. We had HH at Donna and Marcel however, as yesterday, it began to rain so we called it quit just in time as it just poured and we even had thunder and lightning. We watched a couple movies after dinner.
First thing this morning, I went to the Health clinic in Chase to have some blood test then came home and had a bite to eat and a coffee ( I had to fast since 8 pm yesterday). Shaw’s technician came in around 11 am to install our new HDPVR; unfortunately, to have this hooked up we need two lines coming in and, as hard as he tried, he never did find a second line coming in so we had to cancel our order. He did say that once we have our new satellite installed on the roof, that we could have it done then so that’s we will do. In the meantime, he did hook up a line so that we could have HD. We had HH at Gail and Bob then dinner and watched a movie afterwards. This is my last day of freedom, tomorrow I start work, five days a week, 10 AM to 5:30 PM.
It went well and felt good being back doing something productive. The weather held for us at the Park although it did rain here in Lee Creek. I came home around 5:40 pm and joined the group for HH. Val says she spent the day doing laundry, shopping for groceries and mailing some letters; sounds like a busy day for her too. I was in bed by 10 PM!
Val went to work at 6 AM this morning; she works until 2 PM. I go at 10 AM until 5:30 PM! The sun is shining this morning, will it last!??? I walked Tucker, made my lunch then off to work I go! Back at home and dinner! It was muggy today. I am not sure what to do about this blog. The next couple months are going to be very repetitive with little to report! I am thinking of reporting once a week and highlight the main event. This may be the best way to go.