I had a marvelous morning--enjoying walking in the snow! It was a warm-air--slushy-street--fluffy-tree wonderland.
I'm also including a picture I took a week or so ago when there was about a half-inch of snow on the ground. I couldn't believe it when I came upon a set of these tracks and followed them for THREE BLOCKS until they disappeared in the plowed sections of roads.
Just a few pictures from this summer. It's been a lovely one. (The one of me was taken by Shaunalei on a Monday Fun Day outing with her and her children. It's rare that I get a picture taken that I like, so I thought I'd include it.)
Heather, a soon-to-be-published author (Wahoo), suggested I use my blog to post some of the beautiful pictures I have taken. I think I will take her up on that suggestion. I will try for a one-a-day post, but don't know if I will keep that up for very long. Anyway, here's the first one. It was taken in December of 2008.
My only adventure so far this year has been my trip to California in February. Here are some of my favorite shots. (Some are repeats from Jenae's blog, as I sent her these, too.) The week was one pure joy for me. Favorite moments? Going to the Mormon Battalion memorial and Old Town, playing with the grandkids, asking "What?" every time Kaleb said, "You know what?," reading a scripture and having family prayer together every night, doing the Treasure Hunt, seeing the kids at school, digging weeds with Kaleb and Becky, making quiche and pies, getting great Emily hugs (and Becky and Kaleb ones, too), just relaxing and talking with Jenae, going to the San Diego Temple with her, and going to church and the beach together as a family. They are a joy to me.
I'm extremely normal (whatever that means). I'm usually optimistic and hopeful. For me, emotion seems to precede thought. I have been blessed enough already for more than 60 lifetimes. Family is tops on my list of important things.