Wednesday, April 14, 2010

spring or summer?

We've had unusually warm weather around here in the past few weeks. 
It stays and then passes for a few days...just a little tease of summertime to come.

I'm definitely looking forward to Eleanor being old enough where I can leave the kids together in the back while I go inside to get something done...just long enough to hear Jack hollering because Ellie is dumping sand all over his head :)

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Memory Lane

So many of my memories from growing up are from summers living at Higgins Lake. Most days included swimming and playing in the woods. I could probably recount every fort in every location scattered throughout the 5 acres of woods behind the house. So every now and then there had to be a rainy day and what's better than playing in the woods than watching a movie about one.

This is for you Kate...
A few weeks ago I was with a friend who loves old movies and television. You never know what you might find in their cupboards i.e. Perfect Strangers on DVD :) 
We were talking about how much our boys like to watch things about animals, forests, etc... and I was telling her about this old movie my cousin and I watched endlessly growing up at Higgins Lake. I should have known that seconds later she would be pulling it out of the cupboard. 
You've got to be kidding me! 
  It was so fun to go down memory lane as I watched this old VHS tape with Jack. For days afterward he wanted to pretend we were the wilderness family fighting off giant grizzly bears and mountain lions.