Sunday, March 16, 2008

better than a rubber duck

i don't know if mother nature has gotten the hint yet, but my family and i are boycotting winter. so in the spirit of spring, we decided to go on a riverside walk this afternoon. the tempurature was a sunny and beautiful 34 degrees (i.e. shorts weather in idaho) and we had a blast... for 10 minutes.


then we ran back into the car and shook our collective fist at the snow. avery had an awesome time, though. she not only got to do her rudolph impression, but she had her first encounter with some webbed friends. she turns ten months old today and i can hardly believe it.




klayton and i are so lucky to be this little girl's parents. here's a.v. and daddy checking out the ducks and geese from afar. apparently they are protesting winter as well. comrades!






when we put avery back in her stroller she wouldn't stop leaning forward to get a better look. then klayton grabbed a granola bar out of my purse and started feeding the geese.





and, the pièce de résistance, avery back in her carseat with some massive hat hair. this picture was daddy's idea. this one is definitely coming out when her prom date comes to pick her up in 17 years...

5 comments:

Kristine said...

those are Great pictures. avery is adorable...as usual. it better start warming up in ID because I come in a month and I will not allow it to snow.

Nate and Jennifer said...

Mandy! I am so glad you are back in Idaho. I found your blog from Derek and Brooke. Avery has grown so much and you guys look so happy. Nate and I will have to come to Leatherby's and see ya. Hope you are doing well and I hope you don't mind me peeking in on you from time to time. :)

Jane said...

thanks for posting pictures. She is a sweetie. Love the hat hair. Ditto Kristine...I wouldn't know what to do with myself if it's colder than 60 degrees. Seriously. MELT SNOW MELT!

a.k.a. Lou said...

way to go! we are boycotting winter as well. it's time for some good spring weather. occasionally i do a photo shoot with emma in spring clothes- though i can't take her out in them. a walk around the river is looking good-brooke

Livi said...

I still can't believe how much snow there is in Idaho. My favorite pic is the one on the top! :)