Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Pretend Getaway

This past weekend, Gavan was attending a games conference (read: NERD convention) here in Calgary, and was given a free hotel room to use for the weekend.

The kids and I, having nothing else to do, decided to take advantage of maid service, and other hotel amenities like the pool, king-sized beds and headed over.

Of course, it wasn't quite the same as being truly away. With home being less than a 10 minute drive from the hotel, we made trips back and forth to let out our dogs, pick up forgotten items, refill bottles etc.

Even still, it wasn't a bad way to kill a couple of days, although I did discover that 5 people in the same hotel room means every single one of them is awake at 1 am.

We did this:

while he did this:

I'll let you decide who had more fun!


sassta said...


letisha said...

looks like you had a blast!

Char said...

OMG Sharm!!
You have the cutest kiddies!!
PS: my hubs said he's jealous...he wants to go to gaming & comic conventions.

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