The boys got out there first and made use of the perfect little slope we have out back. Well, perfect except for the bushes....
...and the branches. Oops.
No wonder they were wincing every time they went down the hill.
It didn't seem to faze them, though.
It's funny, I didn't even notice the sticks until I looked at the pictures later. The boys weren't reacting much as they went through them. Pen, on the other hand....
Ginger just went right over it all.
We even got Edith out there to give it a go. Doesn't she look excited?
Yeah, she could hardly contain herself the whole way down.
Oh, yeah. Her enthusiasm is palpable.
Maybe if we give her another turn...
Nope. Still nothing. Maybe if you scream with enthusiasm when you get to the bottom, Pen. Surely Edith will do the same...
Hmmm. Guess not.
We trundled Edith back inside and the other kids continued to have a great time. For ages. It seemed a lot more fun once the girls located a few less bush and stick ridden paths for their sleds to take.
This is the kind of winter fun I was hoping for when we moved into this house and I saw the little hill in the back. This is the reason we made sure we had a few sleds on hand. I'm glad we finally got some snow so my dreams could be realized!
I'm hoping for more snow storms this winter so I can enjoy a couple more hours of