Monday, January 16, 2012

Winter Wonderland

 These icicles brought smiles to my face this morning.
Aha.....winter has arrived.

 My favorite view from my front door.
A heavy blanket of snow...in the eastern end of the valley.
I love the rustling sounds created by our Oak tree.

I  ran to church, but could not keep focused.
This was a perfect day to hit the slopes fields.
 They all came out!
I remember vividly how my father would hook up the tractor
and pull us on toboggans, tractor tubes and whip us around the wide-open fields.
Now we get to introduce our grand kids to these activities.

 Sibling rivalry, full force all day long.
And guess what?  I don't need to interfere anymore.. 
Drift and I have something in common...We ignore them.
There's a couple faces missing...I wonder who?
I miss you guys!

Has anything changed.
Now you know what they were arguing about.

THE GREAT DEBATE:  Android vs IPhone

Drift and I both had the same opinion!
Just have fun!

 My man always has a happy smile, when he's on his JD!
A JD does the job anywhere, scraping barns, scraping driveways, pulling toboggans.

The day was not completed, until I, Princess Peach jumped on with the boys.
I wonder who was wearing my snow pants?
But who cares...just jump on and have fun!

Hot chocolate and marshmallows, 
Popcorn Twists and Natchos!
What a perfect end to a perfect day!

11 comments:

  1. I love the energy and fun your family has.....you are just a hoot! I think I heard you screaming from over here:)

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  2. Way too much fun being had over there, Marg! We took the tobaggans and went in search of a hill yesterday afternoon. A beautiful snow day it was.

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  3. So much fun playing together in the snow! Makes me miss my dad and his tractor!

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  4. You are all living life to the fullest - as it should be! So much fun! Your photos definitely show the energy of your family and the gorgeous beauty of your surroundings!

    Thanks for the offer of driving me to treatments. I had told the doc that my hubby doesn't drive any more and was wondering if a person could drive themselves to the appointments. He said that radiation therapy is tolerated very well by people nowadays (not like the days when I worked in a Cancer Clinic in Winterpeg!) and yes, I could drive myself; his mother did!! That really touched me and stayed with me as words of encouragement! I'm grateful for family and friends who will be there - should I need it. God provides!

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  5. Oh now...that's perfect for the flatlands, getting towed with a tractor! Love it. Love all the shots and the sunset is amazing. So has anyone decided what's best android or I-Phone? I hear something new is coming out in June...

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  6. How fun! What great memories for the grandkids.

    We finally got the snow too but we also got absolutely frigid cold. No sledding in this cold.

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  7. What a fun day you had! I love the snow too and am enjoying that cocooning feeling of a snow day.
    You built memories with your kids and the memories just keep building as you introduce your Grands to the fun. Way to go!

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  8. Beautiful!! You guys know how to have fun! Love that last picture and the ending to a perfect day.

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  9. Wow, what a day! We didn't get that much snow, but it seems that as evening falls we are making up for it!

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  10. This is perfect. Can you believe we don't have a toboggan? i think that will be remedied real soon. There was plenty of planning over here about what we should have.
    Oh but the fun!

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  11. So much fun!!

    My dh is perfectly happy driving a tractor too. I think we'll add this activity to the "grandchildren to do" list.

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