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My Week in Pictures

It's been a very quick week for me. I can't believe it's Friday night already. Last weekend it was absolutely freezing. We froze at the Niagara Food Festival and then it rained all day Sunday. But by mid week it started to warm up. It's abnormally warm for October. But since I have 3 days off because it's a long weekend I'm not going to complain. I'm looking forward to lots of walks outside and hopefully to feed some ducks before they leave for the winter. I'm going to try to make it to the Ball's Falls Festival tomorrow which is outdoors so it'll be great weather to walk around. Food Festival
Deep Fried Kool-aid! We didn't try it but I was definitely tempted.
Me and Adam Ducks Logan and Seymore
I caught the kitties snuggling all weekend together. They were definitely stealing each other's body heat. Seymore and Logan
When they weren't sleeping they were hyper and fighting. Seymore was claiming that box and wouldn't let Logan get near it at all.
 Warm Fall
By the end of the week I was able to go without socks. I even took my tights off part way through today because it was just too warm.

Well, if you're Canadian, have a great long weekend! I can't wait for 3 days of mini adventures and some time to myself.



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