.:Tradition Time:.

It’s that time again! Where we put back on our hiking boots and truck through those hilly muddy terranes.  Throwing discs.  And hearing that familiar clinking sound when our dics fly (hopefully gracefully) into the baskets. 

  
We just love playing discgolf.  Even if we only manage to get through 7 holes, because McKinley has to use the restroom and Cora is covered in mud.  It’s our family tradition. 

  
It was Coras first time being able to walk with us and carry a disc. I’m happy to report she shares our enthusiasm! 

  

   
Anyone else feeling like it’s already spring? I’ve brought up all my yellow pillows and spring decor from the basement.  Which is risky. Especially living in Ohio. Let’s get real–it might very well snow 5 inches tomorrow, but for now– getting muddy and soaking up the sunshine just feels right

~g

Wordless Wednesdayย 

  

The First Snow

20131113-234832.jpg

McKinley enjoyed Ohio’s first snowfall of the season.
*Made her first snow angel,
*Threw snow in the air,
*Made footprints everywhere,
*Tasted friendly snowflakes,
*Rolled around in the snow, and
*Threw snowballs!

I enjoyed the first snowfall as well.

The first snow,
Always gorgeous.
Smooth and dusted.
White, Like Heaven.
Angels–20131113-230051.jpg

Snow angels!
Snowmen, snowball fights
And sledding!
Tasting snowflakes.
(I still do).20131113-230217.jpg

Winter’s Coming.
Again the Cold.
Lights in trees, and
Candles too.
Hot Cocoa.
Chocolates.
Then, weight gain.
But, holiday meals are
My favorite and naps,
Under cozy blankets,
With a fire burning.
Darkness comes early.
And then,
Quiet still nights settle in.
Glistening white,
The first snow.

20131113-225912.jpg

Wordless Wednesday : A classic

20131113-123006.jpg

20131113-123032.jpg

Adventure Walk- Craft Outcome!

We finally got around to doing our “adventure walk” craft with all our interesting collectables from the outdoors!

20131024-170535.jpg

We peeled back a pinecone and used them to make pedals for a flower!

20131024-170640.jpg

This one is called “big and little.” Big pinecone and little pinecone. Big leaf and little leaf!

20131024-171006.jpg