Friday, November 20, 2009

It's the weekend!

I was up before 6 this morning, even though I don't have to teach today. I've just finished a proposal for a conference paper, along with the accompanying abstract and bio, plus I've worked my way through the electronic submission form. Either we're all going to be staying mentally nimble into a much older age, thanks to keeping up with ever-changing technology and media, or we're all immediately in danger of our brains fizzling into happy oblivion. Anyway, it wasn't as tricky as I thought it might be and the files all seemed to upload without any obvious problem -- the filing deadline was today, and now I get to cross it off my list. Done!

So now I'm heading over to Vancouver where there is a party for Nola's 1st birthday on Sunday. I'll try to take some pictures for you. Nola, her mom, and I hope to visit my mom, aka Granny (I'm Nana) tomorrow if mom/Granny remembers and stays home for us. Memory's been an issue, but she's pretty motivated to see her great-granddaughter. Again, I'm hoping for some photo opportunities, and if I get some good shots, I'll be sure to share. Meanwhile, I hope you have some enjoyable weekend plans as well. I'd better run and catch my ferry!

5 comments:

  1. Congratulations on finishing your proposal. Very exciting!

    And, how is it possible that Nola is one already? Where does time go? Happy birthday to the gorgeous girl!

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  2. Have a wonderful weekend. Happy Birthday to the little one.

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  3. Happy first birthday Nola! I must say, you don't look old enough to have a grandchild. Have a wonderful weekend with your loved ones around.

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  4. I'm sure hoping for those photos... and for your mother's enjoyment of the visit.

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