Winter in Nanaimo

The snow is hanging around and the forecast is promising more will come tonight. Yippee! I am embracing the season, especially now that I have a warm pair of boots! The children are thoroughly enjoying the snow and hoping it stays all winter. The change in temperature has been, I think, instrumental in a resurgence in P’s interest in knitting and she has found a willing and able teacher in Grandma. A Grandma who hadn’t picked up a knitting needle in 24 years, yet was able to knit a beautiful cable wrist warmer at her first attempt! She is definitely a better bet than mommy!
Here are a few photos of the happenings around here over the last few days:

3 year old shovelling snow

M. shovelling snow

Line up of sleds, snow boards outside portable classroom

Snow shack

sun rising over the housing in the Departure Bay neighbourhood of Nanaimo, BC

Sunrise over Departure Bay, Nov 2010

Sun rising to the top of the trees, Departure Bay, Nanaimo

Sunrise, Departure Bay

handmade Christmas stockings

Christmas stockings

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