I was in my own little world while driving home the other day and hadn't noticed the sky until I stopped at the mailbox. When I stepped out of the truck and looked up I just said, "Wow!" When I got back into the truck Melanie said to me, "Daddy, it's beautiful outside!". It's the first time I can remember that she noticed the beauty of something without being prompted...We get Chinook's here all the time, and they always bring beautiful colors and neat patterns in the sky, but this was something extra special!As soon as I got home I grabbed my camera and went outside to take … Continue Reading ››
Melanie loves to go to the pool and we have had her in swimming lessons before, but always with one of us in the class with her. This is her first session of big kid (unparented) lessons and as expected she is having a blast! She's even blowing bubbles when asked to, and only complains when her face gets wet instead of screaming! She's growing up fast!
Last Sunday was a busy one for Melanie... She started swimming lessons and she got her first pair of skates! Although she didn't really want "boy's skates", she was pretty happy with them once she had them on. She fell lots at first,but quickly got the hang of it. I forgot to take my camera on the weekend, but I had it with me tonight when we had another go at it.
Still lots more to come, but here are some pictures from out first couple of days in Kelowna at Christmas. Louise was a little under the weather for the first couple of days, but Melanie had lots of fun with her cousin Hannah and her Grandparents.
Here are some photo's from the Agrium and Esso kids Christmas parties...