Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Torential downpour = lazy living room Sunday

It's been a while since I posted photos of the family doing what we do best when trying to beat the boredom of a nothing-to-do Sunday. Elias and I cooked and made snacks together. Then, we ate. I'm hungry fairly all the time. So, we're a good match.
"Oh, you don't want that, Elias?"
"OK, I'll eat it."
Teamwork, teamwork ... it's a wonderful thing.
Daivd continues to cultivate the little skier in Elias as they practiced jumps off an ottoman in the center of the living room. A pile of pillows and blankets was the landing pad. The event was one that drew rolls of laughter from all. A good belly laugh is good for the soul, afterall.
This word echos through our household incessantly. It's the name of a game (and what you yell when you've won) that Ni and Pa got Elias for Christmas. Suited for ages 3 through adult, it's truly a family game that gets us all thinking critically and creatively.
Here's a few photos that pretty much sum up the day. Enjoy!

Friday, January 21, 2011



Due in mid-September ...

First ski

Elias has been watching a plethora of ski movies this winter ... and absolutely loving it. Of course, David is proud as punch his son is intrigued by the same sport that sends him deep into the mountains.
So, on the day after Christmas, Mike, my mom and I took Elias out onto the Nordic trails at Eaglecrest. He had a good time, but resolved to ride in the sled after realizing he had to go uphill as well as down.


Sunday, January 2, 2011