Jaded Optimist

Mothering, making, and generally blathering on

Snowpocalypsette January 19, 2012

Filed under: Kids — bonniep @ 10:14 pm

Here is M on New Year’s Day, admittedly a bit underdressed:

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And here she is on Sunday:

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Yes, we finally got some snow here—in fact more than some. Enough for four straight snow days from school (Monday was a holiday) and some serious snow fun. My work schedule has been trashed though and I am really hoping for some rain to melt the snow this weekend!

Sunday was just the start, but even when you can see grass our side lawn is sleddable.

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Ohmygoodness, isn’t she adorable in that hat?

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Tuesday-Thursday was the real snow though (plus ice storm! It isn’t Seattle without an ice storm!)

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Minimal plowing + house on a hill = street sledding!

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And how about this one in her hat?? (knit by me…)

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Oh—see that new tooth? In the space where *3* teeth should be? Phase 1 of orthodontia starts in February. C is super excited, but we’ll see how long that lasts once the roof of the mouth expander is actually in.

We got in lots of outside time, C and I sewed up a storm, and there has been hot cocoa with marshmallows. But today was pretty icy, we are running low on food supplies, and M had a bit of a sledding accident today, so at least one of us is ready for a return to normal. And to the gym.

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