Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Snow Day

We are all snowed in here. Of course, snowed in is relative. My sister and I made short work of shoveling the driveway while mocking the poor shoveling skills of our neighbors. It turns out that there are some advantages to getting tied onto a roof and ordered to shovel on a regular basis while growing up—it makes regular shoveling seem easy. That last sentence makes it sound like we were maltreated as children, which we were not. We just had a really awful roof that needed shoveling regularly while we were growing up in Alaska, and our dad didn’t want us to fall off. So he tied us on up there. It turns out there are advantages to having five kids, too. I don’t live in Alaska, or on a farm, so I think two kids are probably enough.

My kids weren’t much help with the shoveling. They did shovel the lawn off so they could make a big mound of snow in the middle of the yard. Then we played a little king of the mountain. I tell you, I don’t know what to do about these kinds of games. I think the best thing is to look away.

We made a list this morning of all the things we wanted to do today, this day where even Craig didn’t have to go teach. We all got to contribute to the list, and here’s what we wrote down:
Play outside (mommy and boys)
Shovel (mommy and Mara)
Play star wars with our bodies (boys and daddy)
Naptime and quiet play time (everyone)
Make peanut butter play dough (boys and mom)
Read Books (daddy and boys, mommy and boys, Mara and boys)
Play Lego Star Wars (daddy and boys)
Write (mommy)
Yoga (mommy and Mara)
Clean Room (boys and dad)
Clean T.V. room (boys and mom)
Finish homework (boys)
Bake a cake (Luke and mom)

I’m writing at the moment—I will try to work on something else after blogging—and Craig is playing Star Wars with the boys. Our list is complete! The cake is in the fridge and there is Indian food simmering on the stove.

It was a lovely snow day. But I hope school is back in session tomorrow.


so yung wilson said...

Sounds like a lovely, lovely day. Sigh. Pause. Sigh and smile.

The end.

Anonymous said...

I cracked up at the first paragraph in this blog. To anyone reading this, Ser isn't making this up. It really did happen on a regular basis. Pat was almost always up on the roof with them. And, to be honest, I think Ser only had to go up there a few times, if I remember correctly. :)
Ser, I loved this blog because it gave me such a visual of what you did with your "snow day". I love the picture, too. Hope you are still having fun with the snow. Love, Mom

Nancy said...

Sounds like a perfect day. I can handle about one of those per week, max. I should make a list on the next one, so I can see at the end that we didn't just sit around and whine, in between snow games.

Anonymous said...

Thank u :-) check out this emo boy style on this blog:

Anonymous said...

[b]microsoft office 2007 educational discount, [url=]academic computer software[/url]
[url=]list of microsoft software[/url] educator discount software selling educational software
download microsoft office 2003 iso [url=]price calculation software[/url] adobe photoshop cs3 upgrade
[url=]windows vista animated desktop background[/url] teachers discount software
[url=]discount microsoft office software[/url] software for reseller
adobe photoshop cs3 extended free full download [url=]buy software online[/url][/b]

Anonymous said...

In this personal economic situation, typically the cash advance loans are actually becoming more and more widely used. This is especially as a lot of these [url=]personal loan 10 years[/url] mortgages guidance individuals to cover up unforeseen financial emergencies. Once you at the same time ruin your day money problems, it's very important so that you can ponder if this kind of loan product symbolizes the best option for your needs [url=]personal loan 720 credit score[/url] and possibly not. In order to receive the most appropriate judgement, you should figure out just a few critical specifics that always refer to the actual payday cash loans on the internet.

Any fast payday loans around an hour frequently send out a smaller number, which in turn won't [url=]quick cash[/url] go beyond £1, 500. Thus, when you need above £1, 500, it is best to undeniably give some thought to a further lending product alternate. As well as, your skill is to get this loan as well as use some dough out of relations or simply contacts. Another significant concern is the point that any fast payday loans can be given for that unique span, which usually ends up while you will definitely get up coming salary.

Besides that, it is quite important for know that understand what contain a continual activity, have the ability to have any of the payday advance options. The true reason for this can be for the reason that not often covered found a guarantee, which often in such cases have to be a set wage. Therefore, however, the lender will not approve you certainly mainly because the person may not be absolutely sure to the fact that you are able to pay off the particular financial loan. Still, when you've got a stable profession and also the financial institution approves anyone application form, you may have [url=]cash loans jacksonville nc[/url] the money moved on your akun on with regards to 60 minutes.

Another things you need to look at are the mortgage rates and additional fees, your credit history and then the words and phrases in the mortgage loan. By way of taking into account almost all these [url=]xtra cash loans[/url] aspects, you can actually make up your mind whether the readily available pay day loans on the net happen to be created for anyone and also not even.

Anonymous said...

Untold numbers of folks are enduring cash advance unsecured debt in the united states from the horrendous economic crisis. By using types of conditions difficult every day, one can find all the more households suffering with lacking work. Quite a few need ventured into cash advances, which inturn demand unbelievably high interest rates not to mention can cause your action regarding endless arrears. There's lots of who want to find out how to reduce a payday loan, nevertheless have no idea of the actions essential for this. You must learn how to shed payday loans very quickly to be able to avoid out of even more debts due to the rates of interest. This informative article provides a step-by-step guidebook to avoid that fast cash advance credit debt.
The simplest way to stop an online payday loan Having a
[url=]pożyczki bez bik dla nowych firm[/url]

The 1st step that you should get in order to get because of cash advance bill is definitely phone a seasoned cash advance loan consolidator as quickly as possible. These lenders together with individuals frequently have this know-how necessary to talk in your stead to obtain some sort of lower amount. Lots of online payday loan banking institutions realize that they might by no means pick up any of its money back whenever they may not be a lot more lenient regarding low rates of interest. For some patients, the interest levels with a bank loan are usually entirely slashed when solely the actual financial loan need to be paid.
[url=]szybki kredyt[/url]

For many who contain many cash advance loans to several vendors, that is an especially fundamental include considering that it definitely will slow up the credit card debt pressure noticeably. More importantly, a payday advance consolidator ought to pay attention to this mortgage loan for you to launch any merging on your payment for many years.
Elliminating payday loans by just Keeping
[url=]pożyczki gotówkowe[/url]

The next phase valuable step in elliminating cash advance loan debts may be to accomplish numerous severe introspective cardiovascular searching with regards to your special shelling out behavior. Web site for main reasons why you will be around cash advance loan consumer debt, nonetheless extreme spending might be a major lead to for the purpose of priority. For anyone who is going out to restaurants, irrespective of the way in which economical, you will are usually paying out excessively. If you need to learn to lose a payday advance loan, you need to very first learn to save money.
[url=]kredyt przez internet[/url]

Can be done this approach by addressing that supermarket so that they can load all of your foodstuff necessities. Decide to buy simply the necessities, such as breads, ovum, fruits, and even produce, and prevent any sugary sodas and also ingredients that could be damaging for ones spending budget. Utilising discount codes is additionally another method lowering costs used for you to pay back the financial loans more speedily.
[url=]szybki kredyt bez zaświadczeń osobisty[/url]

Eventually, endeavor to reduce apart many of the amusement you ought to buy during the entire thirty days. This will imply you actually halt having a drink, evade movie theaters, and also some other types of gratification this really is pricing you actually dollars. It will be moments to create surrender in order to get your own payday cash loan debt cared for immediately.
[url=]pożyczka przez internet[/url]