Monday, September 21, 2015

Chuckles and Chortles

And a brand new week begins! How are you all doing? I hope the weekend was good to you. We worked very hard on Saturday but yesterday...ah yesterday...we took the day off and ran away from home. All the way to Ottawa to visit our university gal.

This young lady is really enjoying university.

Alex is doing great. Her classes are going very well, she's made a lot of new friends and she is loving life in Ottawa.

It was a beautiful day, so we went for a walk in the downtown area near her residence. When the hunger pains hit, we stopped off for dinner at a restaurant where the food was good and the dessert was even better.

We shared this piece of oh-so-amazingly-delicious cheesecake.

We had a really lovely time and returned home happy and rejuvenated. It was a much-needed break.

Today we get back to renovations but before we do, here's something to tickle your funny bone.








Have a great day, friends!

40 comments:

  1. Glad you had a good time with your daughter. Love the family picture, and that piece of cheesecake looks heavenly! Good one about the cardiologist! I never thought I'd enjoy the medical profession, but I think I might enjoy that job! :)

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    1. I don't blame you, Bethany. That's a medical profession that is quite enjoyable :)

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  2. Hey, I ate in Dunn's the last time I was in Ottawa too! Clearly I made a mistake by not having the cheesecake. Glad your daughter is enjoying university. It really is a magical time of life.

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    1. Next time you are there, Debra, don't miss out on the cheesecake. It is very VERY good.

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  3. So glad your daughter is enjoying college. It's the best years! And, so happy you took a much needed break.

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    1. She is having a great time. I think these next four years will just zip right by!

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  4. I loved the cardiologist! hahahahahahahah! Love the family photo!

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  5. Oh my gosh with that dessert! Yummy! Glad you had a good visit with your daughter and that she is adjusting well to university!! Had to laugh with the cardiologist one as I used to work for lots of cardiologists :)

    betty

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    1. It was wonderful visiting her. And we really enjoyed the break from the renovations.

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  6. Glad to read that you got a well-needed break along with family and good food. The best.

    Here's wishing you another kickass week. Once I'm done reading blogs, I'm off the the movie room to sort DVDs and donate what we don't want. My whole way of thinking is, do I want to take this to the new house? If no, out the flip it goes.

    Gooooodbye! Not to you, to the stuff.

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    1. I love your way of thinking. That's what I do, too. Out, out, out...the best!

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    2. Last night there were a few DVDs and collections that I was having a hard time with. We have CSI on DVD, five seasons and we don't watch it anymore. But because we bought it back in the day when they were expensive, I was having a hard time donating them. Today, they're in the donate pile.

      I dropped stuff off yesterday, just some fabric, and that felt good.

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    3. I'm back. I'd email you but the tablet is allllll the way on the east wing of the trailer and it's such a far walk. Anyway, I got the DVDs ready to go. Even the expensive ones that we don't watch. And on the shelf, I placed all my whole food books.

      Tim's books are in his office, but mine I read in the Lemon Tart Room.

      Anyway, had to come by and tell you. Now ... I'm gonna fish dish and then sit back down to watch more Lucy.

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    4. Hehehe...I love these surprise little messages. They are fun to read :)

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  7. How lovely you got to visit your daughter! That 'sex scandal' one made be burst out laughing.

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    1. It was a really nice visit. I'm so happy she's enjoying living in Ottawa.

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  8. A very rewarding weekend indeed, Martha! Can see on everyone's faces that all is well.
    Haven't been to Ottawa for years....must get back.
    That 'tight-lipped' dog tells all!! lol

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    1. I think you'd really enjoy a visit to Ottawa, Jim. It's such a beautiful city.

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  9. So wonderful you got to visit your daughter. I am glad she's doing well and is happy in her new environment.

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    1. She's happy and that is the best thing. She will really enjoy her university years.

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  10. They make some these desserts a work of art.

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  11. What if you don't like pizza rolls? Is that why people are voting for Trump?

    Oh wait no, they vote for Trump because they enjoy his racist comments

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  12. Beautiful daughter and cheesecake!
    Ok...break over....back to work!
    Cheers!
    Linda :o)

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  13. Nice that you got to see your daughter! What a temptation that dessert!

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    1. It was very tempting. Thank goodness we shared it; just too much for one person!

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  14. how lovely, everything, the wonderful beautiful trio, that desert to live for, and Cody, you deserve it all Girl xo

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    1. Always nice to see you here, girl! How are things with you?

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  15. I love cheesecakes!!! Great to hear that your daughter's enjoying her university life.

    Cody's going to be a populist :)

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    1. Cheesecake is one of the few desserts I like. I don't have much of a sweet tooth, so it takes something special to get my interest.

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  16. Just love that photo of the three of you.
    Glad Alex has had a great start at Uni ... and pleased you had a bit of a rest.

    Thanks for the chortles.

    All the best Jan

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    1. Thanks, Jan. It was nice to take a break and just enjoy the day with loved ones.

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  17. awesome that you got a day off! looks like you enjoyed the visit ... by the say Cody for president, I'd vote for him

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  18. Martha! These are the funniest ever! Love them all!

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    1. Ooops forgot to say... you look so cute together and that dessert looks delicious!

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    2. I'm so glad you enjoyed them. It's fun putting these posts together! And thanks for the nice words about our little family :)

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