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Friday, February 20, 2009

skiing adventures

Even though we live near a place that offers skiing, we have never bothered to go, especially since I knew if we loved it, there was a good chance that it would become an expensive favorite. I just had to post these photos from a couple weeks ago of T and D going skiing with our good friend Craig. We were so thankful that he was available to take them (it was a weekday) and teach them how to ski, while I stayed home with Damsel and Braveheart. The boys are officially hooked. They loved it so much that they called to say they would be home later than planned. Thanks Craig.








1 comment:

GraceFromHim said...

Fun, I love sking! We have not been in years, because of the cost but, I would love to let my kids try it. I think my 13 year old would really enjoy it! So glad they had fun!

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MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.