Tuesday, August 11, 2009

the wind machine is back on…

 

Last night was a very windy night..with a constant wind of 20kms an hour and then gusts of 30-50..it made for a long night for this RVing widow.

I was still awake at 2:00 a.m. listening to the wind howl and feeling the trailer shake.

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Finally I just put the covers over my head and went to sleep. All was fine in the morning..just like a bad dream…or a nightmare..


Although as I am writing the entry for today the wind is starting up again.. I can only hope it won't be as bad as last night..but at least I am not alone..my darling daughter arrived this morning…

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Carlie arrived from the coast at 9:50 this morning...it was a bit cloudy this morning but the sun came out finally with the temperature peaking at 24 degrees celcius.

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We spent the morning catching up with all the news from home and then in the afternoon we went into the town of Osoyoos for a few groceries.

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After that chore was done we drove a few kilometers on Highway 3, heading east towards a view point over looking the Okanagan Valley.

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All in all a nice day for mother and daughter, ending with a barbecued hamburger and corn on the cob dinner.. and a couple games of scrabble will round out this first day of Carlie's visit.
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Tomorrow if the sun shines it will be a beach day and if not we will find a few wineries that offer some tastings and a trip to Okanagan Falls for the famous Tickleberry's Ice Cream..

Stay tuned for more from the windy Nk'mip.

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