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Monthly wrap-up, part 2 (Oct.)...

To continue from where we last left-off...

A couple of days after the Dalai Lama's lecture at the Bell Center, it was time for me to pop back on the Greyhound to Ottawa, and get back to work. A day or two later, on Oct. 5, it was my sister's turn to "pop", as my nephew announced his imminent arrival with a re-enactment of the Flood. A day later he deigned to make his official appearance, weighing in at 6lbs 8 oz, and 22 inches (really, do people still use the imperial system in this day and age? Does anyone under the age of forty even have a sense of how much an "oz" is? 'Cause, I sure don't...). In any event, this naturally required that I jump back on the bus to Montreal, and, with Dove, join my now slightly enlarged family for Thanksgiving at A&C's home in Pointe-St.Charles (or is it Pointe-St.Henri? I could never figure out where the border was). Catering and poultry were provided by the lovely Mrs. B.V; cleaning services provided by Maytag.

The pilgrimage made, back on the Greyhound I a-went...

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