Thursday, March 19, 2009

spring break

it's here!  finally!  we have a long list of things we'd like to do and are having the kids vote on it. should be interesting.

1.  road trip to aspen (the boys have recently watched dumb and dumber)
2.  camping
3.  skiing
4.  denver for the day
5.  rock ledge ranch (our favorite thing to do here in the springs)
6.  manitou for manicures (me and liv)
7.  hiking mt. blodgett
8.  skate city for family skate night
9.  castle rock for outlet mall shopping
10.  ted's montana grill for dinner
11.  wade's for pancakes and then to the zoo to walk them off
12.  celebrate dad's birthday

pictures to follow.  now, here's hoping for a peaceful voting process.  democracy at it's best.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

a good seed

one small seed fell down into a little nook.  
it put a foot beside a babbling brook.
it grew full of leafs.
it's stem turned into wood.
where that little seed had been
a pretty maple stood.

by ethan yanez