So, they kitted us out in about 5 layers of clothing, and off we went.
|As you can see, we were well wrapped up|
|My hair hasn't turned grey - it's just frozen!|
|Rose, Sonya and Karen|
|Rose and Emily take a break from the skis|
And now it is 9.30pm and everyone else has fallen into bed. As I sit here, snug and warm in the cottage, it is -12 degrees outside, and the snow is falling and is forecast to keep falling all night. We will wake up to several inches of snow in the morning. Karen and Todd and their children, Bjorn and Annaliese, were eagerly looking forward to 10 inches of soft new snow in Stowe tomorrow, so they could head out alpine snowing. But we, I think, will nurse our bruises, remember with a sense of accomplishment this perfect day, and stay inside to decorate our Christmas tree.
Thank you to Karen and Todd, Sonya and Brian, and your wonderful children, for your patience and kindness, and for giving this kiwi family the happiest day.
ps we did indeed wake up to a blanket of snow.
|What lake? What mountains?|
|crazy kiwi kids!|