We are back in the land of snow again. With about 12 inches and now more coming today it’s beginning to look a lot like snowmobiling weather.
Son, T and I went out on Saturday for a short ride to check out some of the trails. It was bitterly cold but with heated handgrips and seats we were nice and toasty. The woods were beautiful, it always thrills me to see the beauty of the snow clinging to the tree branches and is always warmer there being out of the wind.
Miss T and Daddy.
Me and Miss T.
The sun trying to come through the clouds.
It was a great time and I am ready to go out again soon.
Sunday after church we flew down to Foxboro to go to the football game. I must have had a premonition as I opted to go shopping along with Miss T. Mr. D being the die hard football fan decided to go to the game with the men.
We headed to the Natick Mall which is a huge two story mall that covers acres and acres. Needless to say we didn’t cover it all but sought out the places that we wanted to go to and did our best to keep the economy of Massachusetts stable. :o) Just kidding, but we did find a few things that we needed.
There was a high end wing at this mall that was amazing, by amazing I mean the prices of things! Miss T asked me why would anyone spend $1000 on a purse and I didn’t have an answer for her, WHY would anyone spend that much for a purse? We were in that section all of 5 minutes and headed back to Build A Bear as T. had a gift card for there that she got for Christmas.
Filling the chosen bear with stuffing.
Putting the heart in the bear.
The finished product.
Well….not actually finished….there are more clothes to pick from here then in a clothing store! Two outfits later and we were ready to go.
We headed back to the hotel for some dinner and a swim. The game wasn’t looking very promising at that point so I was glad I wasn’t there. (fair weather friend)
At the appointed time we had to walk from the hotel to the Pro Shop where the Hubs, D and Son were going to meet us to go to the rental car. We left early as we could see people were streaming out of the game in hordes to beat the rush to the parking lot. (more fair weather friends)
We had to get across the walkway to the Pro Shop and the throngs of people coming out were not happy campers to say the least and would have trampled us in a heartbeat but we made it through.
Once in the parking lot it was bedlam. There were dozens and dozens of police trying to keep the crowd at bay in the mean time throwing the handcuffs on the more belligerent ones. The language made me sick and I wanted to plug my granddaughters ears so that she wouldn’t hear the foul talk coming out of some of the more intoxicated fans. Good grief, it’s only a football game, you’d think they had lost their ticket to the 3 million dollar sweepstakes by all the whining and gnashing of teeth!
I was glad when we got to the car and left the mayhem behind. It took us longer to get out of the parking lot then the 35 minute flight home. I’ve been to lots of football games and have never seen such ridiculous actions before. It must have been because they were so close to being in the Super Bowl that made so many people overreact. Not an excuse. End of rant. Amen.
Now to totally get off the subject of football I wanted to show you a couple of pictures that the Hubs took a few years ago while out checking a job site. I have been weeding out and came across a box of photos and found these. I had them enlarged and framed to hang in the lake house but they were lost in the flood.
What an amazing shot! He said they just stood there and hardly blinked an eye.
A bit later they came across this bull feeding in a swampy area, another great shot!
Lastly I found this picture of me and my siblings at least 20 years ago. Yes, I am a middle child, I’m sure you could tell…..