Sunday, September 30, 2012

I {heart} Swummer time

If you watch Phineas and Ferb then the title of this post will make sense to you. 

If you do not watch Phineas and Ferb (a.k.a. the funniest cartoon on tv right now and possibly ever) I will explain:  in one episode the brother duo decide their "to do" for the day involves winter activities but in the fabulous warmth of summertime... behold, Swummer.  Now go watch the show. 

On a gorgeous sunny warm Sunday afternoon we headed up to the mountain with the fam.  (a real mountain that stays snow capped all year long... everything else is a "hill" in my book)

The highest point one can drive to is called Artist Point and that area does not open each year, depending on snow fall and melt.  This year it had just been opened that week we went up after three years of not being open.  (yay!)

WARNING:  reeeeeaalllyy heavy on the pictures on this post. 


miss baby had a hard time at first walking on the snow
but she caught on quickly and was loving the snow (i do believe she may have thrown the first snowball)

this is what i get when i tell her to smile for a picture. niiice.

secretly she is not loving swummer and sort of stays off to the side and away from the upcoming snowball fight
this girl loved swummer. and fully embraced it.
straight to the top
so i asked my sister to take our picture and she is "snapping away"  later i look to see if the 10+ pictures she took were any good and this is the ONE and only picture she actually took.  thanks so much yvonne.  ha ha.  (and again, Chad with his inability to smile normal)
cousins and Grandma D

"INCOMING!"  (that would be a snowball flying in overhead while we are forcing them to sit there nice for a picture... yeah, that's what kind of parents we are)
snowball fight... i tried to use my camera as a defense, my sister is not buying it.
picnic lunch

sledding! my eldest is finally getting a little more accustomed to swummer
double trouble

this girl didn't even bother with the sled.
breathtaking views that move your soul

i love my family.

oh yes i do.


  1. I like how Grandma Dee is completely unperturbed in both of the final pictures. Patient as a saint: "Yup. This is what I have to deal with."

  2. FYI--Ren and Stimply was the funniest cartoon EVER.

    1. and yet still aunt reneeSeptember 30, 2012 at 4:10 PM

      stimpy! i meant stimpy!


I {heart} your nice comments