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14 Dec, 2007

Friday 4:40 p.m

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Misc. life


3 Responses to "Friday 4:40 p.m"

1 | Lindsay

December 14th, 2007 at 7:41 pm


I LOVE being snowed in – it hardly ever happens down here in T.O. but I remember we’d usually get a good 6-7 days off school where I grew up in the Ottawa Valley. Think of all the people in the country who aren’t on the municipal sewer system. If you have a well, that’s right – your toilets do not flush when the power goes out!

2 | b*babbler

December 15th, 2007 at 7:08 pm


We’ve rented movies and are all prepared for the snow.

Looking forward to a day tucked in nice and warm at home. Quality family time!

3 | porter

December 16th, 2007 at 12:56 pm


I’m enjoying this weekend so much. I don’t even like to bake but I did, we baked gingerbread men and decorated them…I’m still in my pjs, we’ve played in the snow. Such a calm and fun weekend.

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