I don’t really know why winter seems to be dragging on and on and on. I mean it’s only January. We have at least another couple of months to go. Maybe I’m just tired of the wet boots and soggy mittens scattered about.
The kids are tired of being cooped up in the house and bundled up when going outside. Farmboy cried the other day when I told him he couldn’t bring his bike in the house to ride it. Luckily it’s been a great week for sledding. Not too cold. Not too windy. Slick, sled-lovin’ snow. Perfect.
The girls didn’t mind it too much until the other day. The UPS man was afraid to drive up the hill, so I sent them to the end of the lane with a sled. Bless their hearts they pulled a couple of packages all the way home. I had cocoa waiting to ease their irritation.
We’re not the only ones ready for new distractions and a change of scenery. Even the felines are feeling a little cranky. One … two … three …