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Tying Up Loose Ends

So much to do before Langdon + I leave for Los Angeles!  Aack!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Actually, I don’t really know what I’m doing writing a blog post because I have so much to do.  But it kind of helps me relax + wind down believe it or not.  And Langdon has been up to his usual antics which is difficult not to share!

Elegantly lounging on a mountain of sheepskin at Ikea – don’t you wish that was you?blog - 01

Staring at himself in the mirror admiringly.blog - 02

Dressing up in his girlfriend’s turkey costume for American Thanksgiving!  Yes they even share clothes!!!  Not so psyched.blog - 03

Psyched!blog - 04

Having a last play date with his girlfriend Madison.  We will miss her so!  Here they are fighting over the remote control.  Typical couple.  “I want to watch Walking Dead!  What?!  You promised me that tonight was The Mindy Project Night!!!”.blog - 05

Dad has had American Thanksgiving off from work, so I’ve been giving him lots of Lang Lang responsibilities.  On the first day I found Jeff passed out with the baby after only 3 hours of caring for him.  Yeah try being alone with him ALL DAY + ALL NIGHT!!!blog - 07

Applying for his Canadian passport.  Mr. Fancy Pants already has his US passport.  Dual citizen!!  What, what!!!!blog - 08

We’ve been packing + making a complete disaster of the house, so today we went to Vancouver’s German Christmas Market.  The Grey Cup (Canada’s Super Bowl!  Yes, Canada has football leagues!!  Weird, right?!) was the same day, so we took the train to avoid traffic madness.blog - 12

Cutout photo!!!  Our favorite thing!blog - 13

In front of the market’s big ol’ Christmas tree.blog - 14

And yes, we are all wearing Cowichan sweaters.  And yes, we have become that family.  I’m going to make matching Aloha shirts for our first trip to Disneyland.  The Christmas Market was amazing as usual, but it was HELLA cold, so we stuffed our faces, bought a couple ornaments + high tailed it out of there tout suite!

Awesome bus.blog - 15

In the same parking lot there was a ginormous RV + an amazing tailgate party of Calgary Stampeder fans.  I asked to take a picture of them + they were friendly, jolly + fun!!!!  Go Calgary!!!  They won the Grey Cup, just in case you were itching to know.blog - 16

Don’t I look like a serious midget amongst the Stampeder fans?!  A lot of Canucks are freakishly tall.  Viking blood???

Afterwards we headed towards the North Shore to visit Auntie Debbie + Uncle Tom.blog - 17

It has been crazy freezing in Vancouver with a dusting of snow!!!  Soak up the winter wonderland now, Lang Lang!  Soon we travel to the Land of the Sun!!!!  Californi-A!!!!  Huzzah!!!!blog - 18

Auntie Debbie presented Langdon with some early Christmas presents!  His first one!!!blog - 19

Ooooh!!!  Says Langdon.  He looooves his gift!  See he’s wearing the gift bow on his head like a magical gift unicorn!blog - 20

Ok, so tired!  Gotta keep on keepin’ on packing + destroying the house while the bitty elf sleeps!!!  We’ll see y’all next time in LOS ANGELES!!!!!  WOOOOOOT!!!!

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  1. Haha…cold! Those Calgarians were lucky to leave Calgary behind, and the football players were especially lucky that they didn’t have to play in the outdoor stadium here! It’s HELLA HELLA cold. 🙂

    November 30, 2014
    • HAHA! Yes, Jeff has been haughtily laughing in my face saying, “Cold?! You think this is cold?! Harumph!!!”. I guess my skin hasn’t grown thick enough after all these years!

      November 30, 2014
  2. Oh, and the photo of you on the train is really nice – good lighting!

    November 30, 2014
  3. Ashley #

    You all are so cute in your matching sweaters!😍 Can’t wait to see you in a couple of days! Unfortunately you’ll be bringing the cold weather with you for a few days☔️ Don’t forget my Joe Fresh socks haha😁❤️

    November 30, 2014
    • Aren’t we a bunch of nerds? Sister don’t you worry – I got you those special socks looooong ago!!!! Packed + ready for you! YAAAAAAAY!!!!!

      December 1, 2014
  4. Awesome post, my dear!! Can’t wait to see the LA pics!! Cher xo

    December 1, 2014
  5. kenneth '' Dad's - Papi '' nishino #

    HOLLA, Nan, love the photo’s of The Fayle Fam.,…U guys look
    cute in those Cowichan Sweaters, AWsuM,…si’ si’ si’, looking
    forward 2 your visit, but i think U will be bringing sum of that cold
    wet weather with U, Nan, it’s been raining the last few day’s and
    your arrival date, it’s supposedly going 2 be the worst day, but we
    do need the rain down here in LALA-land so it’s a good thing!!!!!
    we all can’t wait 2 see LangLang,…Take Care C U soon, best 2
    Jeff,…cheers, Best Regards, hasta luego …luv U, Dad’s

    December 1, 2014
    • Yes! I am bringing the much needed rain to the desert!!! I’m sick of rain but I welcome bringing it to Los Angeles!!! Drought City!!! Global Warming!!!! I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU!!!!!!! LOVE!!!!

      December 1, 2014
  6. Deb Fayle #

    Ok, I got a much needed laugh out loud reaction when I saw the photo of Langdon dressed up in the turkey costume … omg too cute!!! The best little turkey ever:) xoxo

    December 1, 2014
    • He is a total turkey!!! And a monkey too!!! We will miss you guys so much!!!! Thanks for everything Auntie Deb! XOXOXO

      December 1, 2014
  7. cute matching sweaters, I love it!!

    December 1, 2014
  8. That is my kinda gift. Wood. On a Stick. Nailed it! 😀

    December 6, 2014
  9. Ahhh! He’s losing his little old man ‘do! Awww, cutie face. Travel safe, folks! Can’t wait to hear about the next adventure!

    December 7, 2014
  10. That turkey costume is adorable! And I love your matching Christmas market outfits:)

    December 7, 2014
    • Hehe!!!! I’ll only get to dress the baby up like that once in his life, so might as well right?

      December 8, 2014

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