Friday, October 30, 2009

Mountains from molehills

There was some snow, but not much. Three or four inches, maybe. In an effort to preserve it from expected above-freezing temperatures of the next few days, the kids heaped it up. And up. And up.

Our frosty Mt. Vesuvius is much festooned with unraked twigs and leaves. Noah has his suspicions that the remains of the facial bone of a deer, which Limpet retrieved from the woods a few months ago and furiously gnawed for quite some time, got rolled up in one of the giant balls comprising the foundation.

I wonder how long this will last. Rain is in the forecast for the next little while.


  1. Anonymous1:23 pm

    That's more than we got. Might be more than we get all winter. My kids had a great time setting up shots that made Thursday's scant inch of white stuff look like we were snowed in!


  2. What fun!

    Have you seen Wher The Wild Things Are yet? A great snow/igloo making scene... until it gets destroyed. Oh the pride on that boys face!


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