Ok, what have I been doing since my last post?? What did I post about last time anyway? Oh yes, my trip to Chennai and here I am sitting in Chennai.
We moved here last week on Tuesday morning. Took the train from Bangalore to Chennai and arrived at 4:30 in the morning. I was just finally falling into a deep sleep when we pulled into the station. Oh well, I caught up the next day, but it took Logan a few days to get back on schedule. Then he got sick. He had a fever off and on for three days but is feeling better now. I hope it was just teething. Before leaving Bangalore there was the usual packing and finalizing of all those last minute to-do’s that you always tend to leave to the last minute – like picking up Logan’s birth certificate. We have been trying to do it for the last year and only did it now because we were leaving.
We also celebrated Logan’s birthday. It is hard to believe that my baby is one year old! He is such a big boy and so active. He tries so hard to communicate. There is a dog here, a 4 year old golden retriever named Sinbad and Logan absolutely loves him. He talks to the dog and crawls up to him as close as he dares, but should the dog do so much as yawn, Logan will burst into tears and call me. This dog is really harmless and wouldn’t do anything to Logan but I still watch him closely just in case.
Oh yes, I just remembered something funny that happened a few days ago. We were eating lunch and someone gave Logan a whole tomato. He likes tomatoes so started eating it but after a few bites he threw it on the floor. So then they gave him a whole raw onion, just to see what he would do with it. Well, he bit into it, and after a few bites he cried and cried. I took the onion out of his mouth but as soon as I did, he bit it again. He kept biting the onion even though it was stinging his mouth and making him cry. Ha.
Well, it is different here in Chennai. The weather was quite hot when we came but is a bit cooler now as the monsoon has started and it rains 2 to 3 times a day. I am getting to know the neighborhood by walking around with Logan in the stroller. Today we found a grocery store nearby that is decent. This part of town is rather old so the way it is built and the way the roads are are different from what I am used to, but it is so nice to be somewhere new.
I really have to put all those pictures on the computer. I must remember to do that. And I never noted why I haven’t posted in so long. The place we were moving from had problems with the internet and the wireless was down. Since moving Logan has been sick and I spent a few days unpacking as I could only work when he was sleeping or with daddy as he wanted to be carried all the time. I have to find a way to get him off of this.
We put up the Christmas tree today. It’s finally starting to look like Christmas, at least in the house. Only big shops that cater to foreigners will put up decorations for Christmas and there really aren’t any of those around here. The only thing I miss about Christmas in Canada is the snow (only for the Christmas season) and candy canes. You can’t get them here. Every year I look for candy canes but can never find them and have to make do with the local chocolate, unless I can find some of the good stuff, but it is expensive. I hope Logan will enjoy Christmas this year. Last year he was too young to know what was going on.
Oh look at the time. It is past midnight and I need to get to bed. Logan will be up early. He doesn’t care if I want to sleep in after being up late. He just gets up and wants to eat, right away. So maybe I should go to bed now.