We spent a goodly part of our winter break at Clover and Evan's. Justin is in California for some truss designing training, so I decided to descend on Clover and Evan and have some adult interaction.
They live in a major lake effect snow belt. They get snow a lot. The kids loved it!
For the first few days, it was below zero. Then it warmed up and rained, creating giant slush puddles. It never really was perfect weather for outside play.
Cheyenne and Elsie, reading.
From the front.
Lily with her stuck together mittens and snow wet dress
A frosty Sunday morning. It was 16 below zero
The quantity of snow they got over the course of two or three days.
Evan trying out the boiling water sublimation thing Sunday morning. The kids were suitably impressed.
The cloud of boiling water.
I really like sunshine-y snowy woods.
Sunday evening ice cream
It snowed pretty heavily on Tuesday I think it was.
Looking outside from a cozy inside is a rather delightful pastime.
Struggling home again from a long walk to their fort.
Aunt Clover cuddled and read to the little left behind kids.
Stirring hot cocoa
Hot Cocoa lineup