Friday, March 12, 2010
February gone?!
Where was I when it flew by? Oh, I remember. . .I was just getting over nausea and was busily eating. (Translated : I was gaining 15 pounds in the month of February. :-) We also didn't do much as we were slammed with feet of snow - beautiful snow. (More beautiful to me since I wasn't the one shoveling!) As the snow fell and fell, I decided
if my backyard cannot be bursting with the green of spring/summer,
or laced with the hues of fall,
I'd rather have the white drape of snow than the ugly brown of winter!

Poor Troy and Seth had quite the time digging us out of the mess. Personally I love to shovel, but the activity and pregnancy do not seem to go hand in hand. So I busied myself with making cup after cup of hot cocoa.
There is a minivan under this pile!
With the snow came loads of fun with "boogie boards" - the only form of sled that could be found in this town,

icicles to munch,
and made from scratch funnel cakes to devour! (Not to mention the many days Troy got to stay home as the world was closed down here.)
And what better activity than baking when you're cooped up in a house?!
A February highlight for the boys was to help a friend, Erin Sawyer, care for some horses. They had a great time filling water tanks, handing out treats, getting hay and watching the horses prance and frolic. I love the up close sound of hooves!
The fearless one.

I love this shot of Erin helping Silas walk through the "muck" to feed the Shetland.

Kids are so trusting. . .

  posted at 3:18 PM  

queen of the castle

Martha C

To all my family and friends, this blog was commenced as a way to keep you informed during my frequent communication lapses. Enjoy reading of our life in this far, far away land called "the South."

My Complete Profile

folks of the castle
This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from tmcastle98. Make your own badge here.

websearch from a castle

featured favorite
  • Nebraska Lady & Crew

  • latest tales
    No use pretending anymore.
    Shamelessly stealing. . .
    Tale of a new prince. . .
    Glimpse of the new prince. . .
    "Twas the last post before baby. . .
    Little House in the Big Woods
    The post that never happened.
    February gone?!

    earlier tales
    September 2006
    October 2006
    November 2006
    December 2006
    January 2007
    February 2007
    March 2007
    April 2007
    May 2007
    June 2007
    July 2007
    August 2007
    September 2007
    October 2007
    November 2007
    December 2007
    January 2008
    February 2008
    March 2008
    April 2008
    May 2008
    June 2008
    July 2008
    August 2008
    September 2008
    October 2008
    November 2008
    December 2008
    January 2009
    February 2009
    March 2009
    April 2009
    May 2009
    June 2009
    July 2009
    September 2009
    October 2009
    November 2009
    December 2009
    January 2010
    February 2010
    March 2010
    May 2010
    June 2010
    July 2010
    August 2010
    September 2010
    November 2010
    January 2011

    Blog Design by:

    Powered by:

    Profile Photo by:
    Herring Photography

    Castle Photo by:

    Meter by:

    Add this to your site