Friday, February 24, 2012
Snow made it... Day 1195 24FEB12
We awoke to temps below freezing and a slight overcast at breakfast time. Today was the day we got to go skiing at Shawnee Peak which is what the boys have been looking forward to most of all. We had morning activities and then got ready to go. We hopped in the van and our driver Kevin whisked us off to the mountain. The boys and I got all our gear, grabbed a quick bid of lunch and headed out to the slopes. We took a refresher class with a great instructor, Melinda, who had us all up to snuff and carving powder in no time. We spent the rest of the afternoon trying different runs down the mountain and all of us had a wonderful time. I am certain that we will all be pretty sore in the morning. As we headed back to camp it began to snow just a little bit and then just after dark it started coming down in earnest. Big lazy beautiful snowflakes :) the boys were thrilled and immediately went outside to play in the new snow. It was the perfect consistency to build snowmen with so we wasted no time in erecting a life size model. As I sit here and write the snow is still drifting to the ground and we have gotten close to 3 inches so far. Should be beautiful in the morning when we get up.