Okay, I started this post a week ago, and then got distracted by the whole "how to get phone pictures to my computer" thing. Blogger told me that google+ was the easiest way (yeah, it totally isn't... Hello photostream...) and then I got distracted by the whole not actually having a face thing. So uh, it's now Friday one week later... And yes, it is still nice and sunny. However, there is a LOT more know on the ground than when I took these pictures... Welcome to Southern Alberta... SIGH...
|Taken through my living room window about 5 minutes ago...|
We finally had a nice shiny morning, and it even coincided with a day off from preschool. Its really difficult to get Kayden dressed, transitioned to playing outside, transitioned to playing inside, getting lunch into him, and transitioned to preschool and getting out the door in time for preschool. We have attempted it a few times while Brian was home and it has always resulted in either Kayden not eating lunch, or a tantrum all the way to pre-school. I'm really not sure that it's always (read: ever) worth it.
Today though (*cough*a week ago*cough*), is Friday: no preschool, and nothing on the calender. We had a sunny morning, fairly ward with just a little wind, so I took the opportunity to open all the windows to air out the house. We have no opening windows in our living space to speak of, other than the patio door without a screen, and the front door that has a slide open window. So opening the patio door means that the little critters can escape. Totally fine now that we have a freezer for a gate and the biggest little rascal can't run all the way down the street....
So anyways, I opened the sliding door and so the kids wanted to go outside. I went into the shed and pulled out all the toys we had in storage and the kids have a FIELD day!
Then Kayden suddenly got this idea that he " meed tapwant a gordan". For you non Kayden-ese speakers, that's Kayden-ese for "need to plant a garden."
|Kayden's garden with a stick and pine cone. We'll see what grows from it... ;)|
Then he found the dreaded ladybugs... I really hate ladybugs, so Kayden's absolutely obsession with them is all sunshine and rainbows for me... At one point I went inside to answer the phone, and Kayden came inside with a whole pile of them, put them on the kitchen floor and proudly counted them. "got 14 wadybucks!" Awesome son. Just awesome. Then ensured a conversation about how "wadybucks" belong OUTSIDE.
Even though it entails a ladybug obsession and infestation, I am still really looking forward to warmer weather. Now that the yard is covered in snow again, I have to remind myself that it is March, and that spring and summer are just around the corner.