My Alpine Home

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Blast from the Past

Die-Hard Dustin wearing shorts and Karrah doing the old
slide on your coat trick.

Kylee

Dalan and Jordy





He flew thru the air with the greatest
of ease. Not too bad for a 58 yr. old!

Taylor-a bit blurry, but so cute!

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Paityn loved every minute of it!



grandaughters, Taylor, Paityn, and Jordyn



The girls, Nichole, Karrah, Kylee, Jann, and Tracy

Go mama go!

Karrah-Wheeee!

Last Saturday the fam had a sledding party in celebration of two of my grand daughters birthdays. Taylor turned 11 and Jordyn turned 9 on the 17th. Just a block away from our new home is a famous spot called sled hill. I never knew it existed until we moved here. It must be Alpines best kept secret. We had an absolute blast! It had been quite a few years since we had been sledding and memories of my childhood days ran rampant through my head. Growing up we lived at the bottom of a double hill. When ever there was a big storm they would block the road off entirely. My memory is that it was blocked off almost the entire season. Now, this could be wrong, because you know how childhood memories are-a moment sometimes seemed like a life time. Any way, we would sled that hill forever. If you were able to get going fast enough you could make it down both hills. Quite an amazing accomplishment. I don't know why, but we never seemed to have gloves or mittens. I remember always wearing sock on my hands. We would stay out until our fingers and toes were literally frozen. Then when we did finally go in and our hands and feet would start to thaw we would just cry because they hurt so bad. I remember running them under warm water. Oh those were the days. Now they always keep those hills plowed and they wouldn't dream of blocking the road off. Thanks for the good times!

3 comments:

McFadden said...

Yes, those where the days, with all the neighbor kids (the Shepherds, Walkers, Borens, Youngs and Fraughtons) Maybe that is why I am always so cold.

Peg said...

It looks so fun! I am sure you all had a great time just being together. Dustin really does need some snow pants to play in. That might be a good thing to get him for Christmas. Next time you go, call me I want to go with you.

Shaleace said...

My mom has shared the same childhood memories with me. I love the photos. I am glad to see you and Grandpa are still hip and don't want to be left out of the fun. I can't believe how big the girls have gotten. Taylor has always been tall but holy cow!