Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Snowy days...

(okay shhh...i am breathing lightly and typing quietly because i have a sleeping austin next to me on the couch. this has never happened before! at least not since he was a tiny baby! oh the joy! okay, moving on...)

We are on day three of snow days here in B-town. Three days of no school, and another snow coming tonight, so I'd bet a good amount of money that we won't have school the rest of the week. This coming on the heels of Christmas vacation means we haven't had school for 19 days...and counting. IF we go back Monday, we'll have been out for 23 days. Yeah...

My nerves are frayed. The girls are so tired of each other. It is too cold outside to send them out to play. In fact, it is colder here right now than it is in ALASKA. I know, I looked it up.

On the bright side...Annie went to my mom's today, and is spending the night. Ellie went to work with daddy this afternoon, and decided to stay until closing, and Austin is asleep! I think God knew I needed a break. :)

I have to say though, the snow is beautiful! Last Sunday morning we were all amazed to wake up to 5 inches of fresh, white, powdery snow on the ground! The kids had spent the night at Grammie and Grandaddy's the night before, so Jason and I packed up everyone's snow clothes and sleds, and headed up to their house to play! They have a perfect sledding hill, and we took advantage of the beautiful sunny, snowy day! I am so glad we did, because since then the bitter cold has set in, making it not so much fun to be outside. We got some great pics that day though...






























Some of my favorite memories of that day are...Seeing how happy Ellie was...Annie sledding as fast as she could with her hands in the air...watching the kids climb all over daddy...hearing Austin calling the sleds "boats" and pushing Annie around in one...and just being together as a family. What a great way to bring in 2010!

3 comments:

Celeste said...

FUN! Great pictures!

willblogforshoes said...

Oh. How. Fun!

Alana said...

And here we are with yet ANOTHER snow day. Crazy! Are you having this much fun today? I am not refusing to go out in it! :-) At least today. Maybe tomorrow will be another story.