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January Day

January 16, 2012

Yesterday afternoon, right before sunset, we decided to head outside to enjoy the sun and maybe throw a few rocks in a pond.  I’d wanted to go for a little hike in the mountains, but Isaac said “No mountains.  Throw rocks in pond?” So we decided that might be kind of fun, too

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The big pond was completely frozen.  No rock throwing possible here.  Although Isaac was very impressed with a 10 year old boy pounding at the ice with a big wooden post.  Kind of like a caveman.

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Geese were walking around on the ice.

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We headed over to the St Vrain creek (river?) which was fast flowing and not icy.  Looking for a good rock throwing spot…

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We found a spot.  Looks chilly, doesn’t it??

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“I’ll throw this one.”

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Admiring his handy work.  His goal was to find big rocks (so big that when he threw them he almost stumbled in after them).  They’d make a big splash, then he’d turn to Jamie and say:

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Did you get splashed??  I got splashed!!

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Repeat, repeat, repeat.

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Mesmerized by the big splash he’s created.

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Did you get splashed??

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PS: this is the Cheri Hat (I made it!), my pattern info is on Ravelry, here.

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. January 16, 2012 9:22 am

    A boy and his rocks…he is absolutely adorable. I love the close-ups. Kiss those cheeks for Great Aunt Susan!!

  2. January 16, 2012 9:56 am

    Great photo. I like it !
    Best wishes from Bavaria

    Friedrich

  3. January 17, 2012 5:31 am

    Captured the simple things in life perfectly. Well done.
    Peace & Love

  4. molly permalink
    January 17, 2012 8:47 am

    i loooooooooooovvve that hat.

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