Friday, January 28, 2011

Ski Day!

Yesterday was one of those days that made me glad my kids are close together.  Last year I went skiing with Ben's class after letting some 20 years go by since my last outing.  It made me a little nervous.  (But boy, was the sky ever blue and gorgeous that day!) With Bethany, I knew that if I could do it last year, this year would be no problem.  

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It is so much fun to be there with all these kids.  They have the most amazing instruction.

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 We bring in over 100 kids, and within an hour of getting their equipment the vast majority are on the lift on their way up the hill, having passed the preliminaries.  

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First time on skis!

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Riding back up the beginner hill on "The Magic Carpet"

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The magic carpet is apparently made for a princess wave

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SO proud to be headed up the lift!

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What a great day with friends!

4 comments:

Skeller said...

what a fabulous day!!! and Bethany looks as if she's in her element (snow princess looks good on her!) ;-)

Givinya De Elba said...

That looks fantastic! I have been on two week-long skiing holidays in my life, and loved it. I'd love to go back again one day!

Joy said...

Wow! What a cool field trip. I know they had to have fun. I can't imagine what it was like though getting 100 kids into ski boots and skis. Looks like they had a great time.
OK. I've never seen a magic carpet on a ski lift. That is the way to go. Because the few times I have been skiing I've stayed on the bunny hill and I had to hold on to a rope and be dragged back to the top. I like the magic carpet much better!
♥ Joy

Life with Kaishon said...

That looks like SO much fun! I would love to take Kaish one day. Too bad I have no idea how to do that! : ) I am sure he could learn though.

Bethany has the most beautiful and happy smile on her face!