Listening to an enthusiastic fourteen-year-old explain the growth of slime in sunlight seems as good a way as any to open the new year.
begging to go ice-fishing even though it was so cold there were sun dogs
helping with chores
cleaning jack fruit
Another afternoon of skating
And did we see Star Wars? We did. My first 3-D movie experience.
games of ping pong
making empanadas, pizza, and jam donuts
listening to a BBC podcast
and always more reading
not giving up on the fish under the ice.
black jack too
I questioned the betting (silly me) and was told from all parties playing that pennies weren't worth anything anyhow, and a game was more fun when there was risk.
meanwhile the slime and the closed jar terrarium were still growing
I make no apologies for the energy that blurred the pics
or the COLD
the Prairie sun dogs that stretched high in the sky all afternoon set only when the sun did