Weekend Snow and an Early Visit from Himself . . .


 This weekend we had our first significant snowfall.  Probably about 4 inches worth.  It may not sound like much but it's about as much as we got all of last winter!!!  The second Megan's feet hit the floor in the morning she wanted to be outside playing in it.  Miss Independent got as far as her boots, snow pants and coat and was out the door. 

"Mommmmmmyyyyy!! I need gloves and a hat!!!  I'm freeeezing!!!!!"

Everyone got in on the act and wanted to play outside including son number two above who thought it would be a good idea to run around the pool with nothing on his feet while the dog was chasing him. 

I think he'll rethink that next time.  : (

Brady's favorite kind of weather!!!!
 And what would a snowy day be without a snow angel??

Ummm . . .  I think it's a boy snow angel.  LOL!!!

We also got a visit from the man in red himself!!!  One of the many things I love about our town is how they've kept some traditions alive that many small towns have discontinued since I was a child. 

The fire department comes by every year with Christmas music playing and Santa and his helpers handing out candy canes to all the children in each neighborhood.  The fire department in the town where I grew up was always a big part of my life until pretty recently.  My father, uncles and cousins were all volunteers and my first husband was as well.  There were always activities going on at Christmas time for the kids.

I believe that traditions are so important and I believe they are something that kids really enjoy and look forward to and, hopefully, will pass along to my grandchildren (what???? Lol!!) some day. 

Wishing you a peaceful Monday ~ Wendy


sage and spirit said...

Best thing I've read all day. Love the falling snow. Love the look on Brady's face. Love the um, boy angel.
There's nothing like a little snow to get everyone feeling good!
Have a great week and Merry Christmas to you and your family!!

mamasmercantile said...

A really uplifting post. How Megan has grown. Such a wonderful tradition, long may it last.

Anonymous said...

i so love getting your updates in my newsfeed! and especially this one. Im sweltering in 45 degree celcius weather here in africa and its snowing all beautiful there in your part of the world. so very very beautiful.