28 January 2009

snow day - #2

this is what we call a 'fancy-dancy sled.' Oh, we are high-class folks for sure...

Seriously, this boy LOVED the sledding... even if it was in a cardboard box... We saw some other kids on the hill - their sleds were inventive as well... a turtle sandbox lid, a kiddie pool, and an underbed bin.

Walker didn't love the sledding so much...

This demonstrates part of the reason why...

Wil was a wee bit clumsy, he fell every-other-time he tried to get in/on...
Walker didn't mind giving his brother a little shove at the top of the hill, though!

And, of course, I had to take a posed shot... there was some sort of condensation taking place on the camera at this point...

It is supposed to be cold again tonight - below freezing. Which makes me wonder a little whether or not they will have school tomorrow. They don't really have much salt here, just sand... We shall see. Plus there is a chance for "freezing fog." Oh, there you have it... I just got the phone call - no school tomorrow. Wow... so different from the mitten!

6 comments:

  1. Living in Alaska, I remember it was -80 degrees (yes, 80 degrees below zero) and the schools said, "If your car will start, come to school". But these Okies really DON'T know how to drive on this stuff.

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  2. Oh how cute. I love the inventive sled, what a smart mama! What a blessing to have 3 days of no-school FUN! and no crazy rat-race agenda either!

    Was so GREAT talking to you yesterday! thanks for calling, we sure do miss you guys and anxious to connect sometime soon!!!!

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  3. It's funny how different parts of the country (or sometimes even the same state) react to winter weather.

    I know Nans has only had one snow day up North, and they've had WAY more snow than we've had here. But Bubber & Bug have had 3 or four snow days. Well, one of them was actually because it was too cold outstide.

    Love the cardboard sled - good thinking!

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  4. You are definately the queen of cardboard.

    Logan used a garbage bag to sled on... it only worked one time.

    The first two days were fun.... now, this is just plain craziness.... alright already.

    I think it is suppose to be in the 50's on Sat.

    We are going to the commissary.. I'll call and check on you this AM.

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  5. Freezing fog...I had never heard of that before living in OK. We, too had a big storm last night and school was cancelled today! YAY!! Us teachers are worse than the kids! Hope you guys are staying warm.
    xo

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  6. Oh how funny! I haven't laughed this hard in a while. And then to top it off, I can just picture Logan sledding on a garbage bag. Way too funny. Love Sandy

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