We had a great five day visit from my dad and Aunt Betsy! They traveled by Greyhound bus on a 13+ hour ride from Seattle. The roads have been covered with snow and ice with our -40 degree cold spell, and taking the bus was a good alternative to driving. While they were here, it warmed up a bit to around -12, and the skies were sunny and blue! We enjoyed showing them around town, sledding (or sliding as they say here :), Sunday morning church, x-country skiing and ice skating with Jackson and Chloe's grade 2 and kindergarten classes!
Sliding at Dead Man's Hill (if you look close there's actually three different hills)
Jack and Chloe at the top!
Jackson flying down the hill
Even Lucy joined in the fun!
Here comes Grandpa!
Here comes Aunt Betsy!
Aunt Betsy tows Lucy up the hill
Grandpa Michael and Lucy sliding! (she couldn't get enough! :)
I'm going to rewind a bit and post a big event...the kid's first day of school! Jackson's in grade 2 (as they say in Canada), and Chloe's in Kindergarten. Needless to say they were very excited for the big day!