2. That this kid is determined too. He stayed outside for an extra hour, scooping, patting and sculpting to make a huge wall of snow, all by himself. He didn't care that there were wolves, bear, moose, and elk roaming everywhere. Or that I was having major anxiety about his sweet little eight year old body possibly becoming part of the food chain.
3. You guessed it. This child is also determined. He and his cousin fished for DAYS in the freezing rain. And finally....
5. So the other thing I learned is that determination pays off. Actually, I already knew it but I got a huge reminder this week.
Take a close look at this picture.
Not at me, sillies. I look ridiculous, as always. And not at my kids, even though they are uninheritedly adorable. (Did I just come up with a new word? Look for it in next year's Webster's.) Squint at the lettering on that building in the background. Hint...I was standing on Temple Square in Salt Lake City when it was taken.
Still can't see? Let's blow that baby up.
If you haven't already figured it out, I'll clue you in.
They gave me a choice of going ebook only or waiting six months to see if they could fit me in the line up for 2013. Surprisingly, I chose the ebook. It just felt right. But we can talk more about that later. Right now I have to get off here and come up with a new title. Any ideas?
*As long as their are not hitches. I get the feeling that this is like buying a house. Escrow and all that.