Friday, December 10, 2010

Winter hiking.

Last weekend was our first snow of the season. We got about 4 inches overnight. School was canceled on Monday and Tueday, and Wednesday we had a two hour delay. Almost a week later and the snow is still here. More predicted for this coming weekend, snow and Sleet on Sunday...we can almost plan on another snow day for Monday.
If it was up to me, i would sit inside by the wood stove, reading books, watching movies, crafting away. The kids however, have other ideas.
Snowball fights, sledding, hiking through the woods.

So we bundle up and head out for an afternoon hike.

Don't worry, i didn't let her run down the hill with this giant icicle. While walking around the shed, i slipped on a piece of tin hidden under the snow and dropped my camera in a snow bank. lol. The camera was fine, but the thing that protects the lens got a little you'll notice a bit of a frame in some of my photos. hee hee.

Running through the snow filled woods.

We wandered down to our favorite place. The creek was still flowing and the kids tossed snowballs into the water and watched it ripple. We sat for quite a while and listened to the sound of moving water.

Winter came down to our home one night
Quietly pirouetting in on silvery-toed slippers of snow,
And we, we were children once again.

~Bill Morgan, Jr.

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