Peaceful Sunday Snow

Over the weekend James got really sick, so Chris stayed home from church while I took the other three. We headed out pretty early in the morning and it was snowing. The city was beautifully quiet and still so early, with untouched snow everywhere and lots of big snowflakes falling on us. When we saw…

Thanksgiving in Brian Head

This year we got to spend Thanksgiving in Brian Head, Utah! We love it there. It is a beautiful ski resort in the mountains near our Utah home. We have a condo there and spent the week enjoying lots of outdoor fun. When we first got there, there was very little snow on the ground,…

Vienna Snow Igloo

A couple weeks ago when we were house-sitting, it snowed. Out in the 19th district we got about 2 feet of snow even though the city center only had about 6 inches… So Chris built an igloo in the backyard. It was a two-three day process of shoveling, packing, freezing, spraying with water, digging, more…

More Skiing in Vienna

Elora found this huge snowball chunk. She called it her ice cream cone and started eating it with Ollie. We brought the little frog tent out with us to have a little shelter from the wind. It made for a nice “base camp”. Here’s Ollie! He was much happier to put his skis on when…

Vienna skiing at the Park!

Day 2 of the late November snowfall in Vienna! Most of the city didn’t get as much snow as we did. Since we’re on the outskirts, a little higher up we tend to get more snow (and less wind, thankfully). We hiked over to the Roterberg, the nearby hill, which is just about .5km away….

Snow!!!!

The beautiful fall weather has left us, but we don’t mind because it started snowing over the weekend! Here is Elora and Oliver hanging their hands out the window to catch the first snowflakes of the season. As you can see, they are SO excited about the snow. The first thing they asked about was…