Thursday, February 12, 2009

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Skill Building

Family Times

My sister CJ's brief sojourn in town on business provided the occasion for the latest family get-together. Mom and Dad brought along a package they'd received from my sister HB, on the other side of the globe. It contained gifts made by skilled local artisans. DH tries on his new shirt:

I've Got Wheels, You've Got Wheels

We seized the spring-like day (the bank thermometer proclaimed 64 degrees as I pedaled by) and tried out the new child trailer: NS was a bit sleepy, so it was hard to gauge her enthusiasm:


Last weekend two of NS' cousins came for a sleepover. She was thrilled to romp with the older girls. As you can see, they had an action-packed evening:

Weather Ups and Downs

This week yielded yet another snow day, this time due to a genuine snow fall. The cheery sparkle lasted several days, thanks to a cold snap:This weekend, temperatures soaring into the 60's took a toll on our snowman. Before and after: