Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Only one child to drive about, thank goodness!

I've been lucky in my life.
While I do have two children, they are separated by eight years.

During their busy active years, I've only had to drive one child around at a time.

Props to everyone driving more than one child from activity to activity!  
You are far far better people than I.

This is as busy as I care to be.
Particularly in the winter.

High School Ski Team.
Weekend Ski Development Team.
Weekend Indoor Soccer Games.

All of these activities occur at least 30 miles from our home.

This past weekend the race was at Wild Mountain.

Sunday soccer at the Soccer Blast.
Drive, Drive, Drive.

Luckily, Girl of the House has her driving permit.
She's eligible to take her drivers test in May.

On the knitting front, a fun little baby sweater for a coworkers baby girl.

Cascade Pacific - a washable wool and acrylic blend.
Quite possibly my most favorite baby sweater to knit.
Quick and no seaming.

Two posts in January!

Sunday, January 29, 2012

End of 2011

Better late than never!

We headed out to Grand Targhee, WY for our annual ski trip over the last week of December 2011.
It was one of the few ski areas in the country that actually had snow.

We skied.

We snowshoed. 
(is that a word?)

I had lots of road time for knitting.
Multnomah shawl

Birthday Cowl  (kindly modeled by Luna Frypan)

And I mean we had lots of road time as we drove to Grand Targhee.
And then drove to Denver to see Ben and Bekky!
Through NW Wyoming.

Through South Central Wyoming.
I love these windmills.

Had I mentioned Ben and Bekky were married in July?
No, I didn't think so.
It was marvelous!

They're living in Denver now and we miss them so much!
We spent a few days with them, celebrating the holiday and playing games.
Card games and xbox games.  Yay for fun xbox kinect games!

2800 miles,  8 states, 10 days.
Sounds relaxing, doesn't it?
We enjoyed every minute.

Let's see if I can't keep a bit more up to date, eh?