The Kofford Family relocates to Colorado after 40 years as Californians. In December of 2007, Grandma Lorraine is diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer. Sadly, she passed away on Dec. 26th, 2008 after a year long courageous battle. Follow our journey as we keep Lorraine's memory alive, and as we learn to appreciate that each day we are given, is a gift to be enjoyed!

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”
~Maria Robertson

Friday, November 14, 2008

First snow of the season...

It didn't amount to much, but as they called it on the news; it was the first "measurable snow fall" of the season! Being native Californians having lived in a non-snowy region, makes any snow experience here fantastic! The kids are counting down until they can sled down the new sledding hill, make snow angels and snow balls...until then, we will just appreciate our 10th of an inch of snow! hee hee Yesterday it was 65 degrees and we had high "Chinook winds." The chair pads all blew over, the BBQ is in the bushes, and my cute Thanksgiving flag is long gone...we need to be careful that our little Chihuahuas don't blow away!

Later this afternoon I will host our 3rd "Enrichment Friday" class! We'll be making Thanksgiving crafts and a beautiful floral cornucopia for each child to take home. I have been busy sorting and cutting flowers, (thank you to my hubby who spent hours with wire cutters and fall flowers trimming leaves for us!) This morning I found the cat right in the middle of all the activity...poor thing is an inside cat and laying in flowers is as close to a jungle experience as he will ever get!


stefanie said...

I think you ought to offer Enrichment Fridays for craft deficient moms like me. I'd come.

I miss those Chinook winds. The ones that came at night. I don't miss driving beside trucks during Chinook winds. That's not fun at all.

Yay for first snows!

Made To Organize said...

Geez, I can't even imagine snow in early November! I live in Georgia and we're lucky to have a cold Christmas, and maybe see snow once every few years. My little brother was born in Colorado Springs (in 1985!). I still love looking at the pictures of me in my little snow suit with the snow two feet over my head on either side of our driveway. :) Enjoy your winter while we crank up the A/C to simulate a Christmas in Connecticut! :)

DeClercq said...

Wow! Snow already! I hate to tell you we are enjoying close to 80 degree weather here in Dublin, Windy though...

We are headed to Tahoe on the 22nd, I wonder if they will even have snow for the kids to ski on??? Man made snow maybe!!

Enjoy the snow before it all melts away!


Kim said...

I agree with Stefanie. I would come to Enrichment Friday for craft deficient moms as well! Actually you are probably in the midst of Enrichment Friday as I'm sitting here writing to you!

You have had a busy week and several late nights. Hope you get some much needed rest this weekend! Do something just for you!

sue bakalar said...

Snow sounds like fun... especially just a little bit of it! haha We are here enjoying a late spring in mid-November. Will winter ever come to California?? I was lucky enough to do the 2nd grade hoedown today... fun stuff!!!

Hope Enrichment Friday was great!!