Archive for February, 2015

Let’s Fly

Um, so, another blog post about snow?  Yep!  The problem with all this snow is where to put it?  Our banks were quickly getting over our heads and backing the cars out of the driveway was becoming quite the gamble.  A very sweet neighbor of ours noticed this predicament and brought his front loader over to push back the banks and give us some room to stack even more snow with a new storm on the horizon.  When Finn came home to find some new mountains of snow in our yard, he immediately saw an opportunity to “fly”  He quickly instructed his sister on how to climb up the snow, balance out to the edge with your arms out, and jump.  He specifically told her that this is how you fly.  So, they spent the rest of the afternoon until dinner time leaping off the snow into the 3+feet of fluffy snow below.

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Rail Trail Skiing

The snow is deep.  Pretty much every few days there seems to be a storm that comes though and drops over a foot of snow on us.  Playing in the snow is getting challenging.  Luckily, we have a wonderful system of rail trails around here and the snow mobiles pack it down.  This makes for some lovely flat and smooth skiing.  Josette is really starting to get the hang of sliding her skis and using the poles to push.  And Lily is always happy to go along on an adventure.

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Snow, and More Snow!

I don’t know if you have heard, but we have some snow in New England.  I don’t know it if is really “historic”, but there is certainly a lot!  We have had plenty of snow days and shoveling.  The kids have made the best of both outside play and stuck inside time.  Snowboarding, sledding, skating, and snow fort building, and even shoveling have been fun activities outside.  Inside has also seen fort building, sock puppets, many games (of which Hearts is now a favorite), and plenty of arts and crafts.

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