I have never lived with this much snow in my life. The wind, sub-zero temperatures, the constant flakes in the sky are unbelievable. The past week or so we’ve had SO much snowfall, but if the forecasters are correct we might have a slight thaw later this week! I think temperatures in the 40’s may feel like shorts weather. With the boys having a few snow days and today starting their “mid-winter break” (never heard of this one) I thought I’d share a little bit of what we’ve been up to.
This poor kid had to really work to play with his brothers. The snow in some spots went up to his waist or further! Those little legs got a workout but the mini-snow-boulders were the most fun for him.
The teenager having a WWF Smackdown with his dad. It got ugly, but the dad won after lots of snow was deposited on teenagers face and neck. Score!! Do you sees the nice grey snow pants my kid is wearing? Yeah, they are MINE! The snow fairy somehow ‘misplaced’ his….hmph.
In Virginia, we’d have snow. It would melt, then we’d get a little more. Up here it adds up..and up…and up… It’s up to our mailbox now. And our deck has almost disappeared. The boys have been loving it though because it’s so deep you can make tunnels and paths all over the yard. They’ve been calling them Hobbit Holes or Dig-Dug.
In our neighborhood they have tall metal markers spray painted orange on the tips to guide the snowplows so they know where they’re going in the snow. I had never seen them until we moved here, so now I wonder what they do when the snow covers them?! I guess they have to rely on the stop signs…they are not covered yet!!
I have managed to do a bit of sewing though. I finished my first friendship block, and was able to make up the rest of the 3″ block needed to start the bigger blocks. A long process, but not hard. Here is the the first one.
I’m going to work on some Patchwork blocks this week in between ski lessons and scout meetings. I am also going to start planning what I want to do with the beautiful leather shoulders I got in the mail last week! What are your plans for the week? Cindy