Sledding! (Kind of…)

January 27th, 2013

Thank you for your comments, Desiree and Shawna. It’s always a challenge for me to balance my free time and I had convinced myself it was okay to neglect my blog while writing my novel or posting on FB. But now I feel like I’ve returned to a good friend that I had forgotten how much I liked. And it’s really fun. Thank you for being patient with me. I hope I never lose you great readers.

Here are a few pictures from some impromptu sledding a week or so ago. It had snowed and after all our chores and lessons were done, Brother exclaimed, “Let’s go sledding!” I took a breath and held up my finger, on the verge of saying ‘No,’ when I paused and thought, “Why not?” So we dug out the full snow gear, found the sled and pretended we really had some snow. :) It was a great time.

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Look! Mr. Moo is happy! Strangely it only lasted a couple minutes, but it was some darn cute couple minutes. Just check out that little wave. :)

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As soon as we reached the park next door, Boots was next in line for pulling! He was sure adorable and so puffy. I snapped this one in the spot with the most snow, does it look convincing?

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This is his spectacular ham-it-up for the camera smile. “Cheese!”

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Man, I love all these sunglasses! I can’t remember if they were being secret agents or Prep and Landing elves, but either way it was awesome. “We’re going sledding? Better get our sunglasses!” We’ve gotta get a third pair so Mr. Moo can join in the fun.

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Brother got the first pull down the tennis court hill. It wasn’t snowy enough for the sled to slide on its own. So I just hitched myself to the wagon and raced away! The whole time just grateful my body could handle something like that.

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After a while, Mr. Moo started mooing away in his spectating stroller. All on his own, Boots ran over and stood beside him for comfort. Those are the moments you never want to forget.

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The boys took turns pulling the sled back up and I marveled at how cute they looked just trucking up the side of a hill. (Lol, all the snow is gone from our sledding!)

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I knew Mr. Moo was getting close to his limit, so I declared it was time for doubles and did a few more pulls.

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Oh, how I wanted to get a triplet picture on that sled! But Mr. Moo blew a gasket when I had the gall to put him on there WITH HIS BROTHERS! Poor guy thought he had a monopoly on the sled and was sorely disappointed to have to share. (Pretty sure some teething or congestion pain had an influence there…)

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Boots cracked us up with a brief attempt at pulling Brother before we headed back home. Sorry, it’s harder than it looks. :)

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3 Comments

Shawna | 1/28/2013 4:33 am

Thank you for posting again. I just love to see the boys growing up. Wish that I live (a lot) closer! Looking forward to your novel.

 
Jill | 1/28/2013 9:12 pm

Love it!

 
Vicki | 1/28/2013 9:20 pm

How fun for you to do half pretend sledding, the boys were really cute.

Wish we could have had some snow for your Thanksgiving visit. At Christmas we got 5 1/2′ and there was major sledding going on!

 

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