I haven’t lived anywhere that was as warm all year long as central Texas. It was a real bummer to cook Thanksgiving dinner in 90 degree heat. The winters were mild, and, for someone who enjoys all four seasons, this was a disappointment. We didn’t really get snow, but occasionally we got sleet and ice. We’ve had a mild winter here this year, too. In fact, it’s reminding me of Texas! But today, the temperatures are low enough to give us some sleet outside – nothing like the pictures I’m sharing, but it reminded me of this exciting day, back in early 2007.
We had a large area to mow when we pastored in Burnet, Texas. When we got an unexpected ice storm, Terry rigged up the church’s riding lawn mower to a homemade sled and took the kids for a ride. I managed to grab my camera and dash outside to take a few snapshots. As I recall, I didn’t even put a coat on, so the pictures were quick. I was caring for four young children, two of whom were in diapers. Snapping photos was low on my list of priorities back then. At least I have a few memories from those busy days which are now mostly a blur.
Mitchell enjoying his turn.
Riding together is so much better.
I love Lauren’s face in this one!
Leslie was only 18 months old, so she just went out to pose for photos.
Daddy, AKA, the “chauffeur”, with two of his passengers.
Thank you for joining me for a trip back in time!
3 thoughts on “Vintage Valerie: A Texas “Snow” Day”
How fun!!! Vintage Valerie; that’s cute!
Those photos are so cute, and it is hard to believe how much the children have grown. I’m glad you captured those moments.