First Flakes of 2010

At the stroke of midnight, I waxed philosophical.  Maybe the bubbles from my sparkling limeaide went to my head or maybe it was the shock and awe of embarking upon twenty-ten, but I looked to FringeMan and said,

“This will be the year that prepares us for the rest of our lives.”

And I meant it.

Despite what FringeKid thinks.

I could almost put it in a fortune cookie, but you know how I feel about Chinese food.

So I pillowed my head, thinking about all the opportunities 2010 holds.

At the sound of a snowblower, I awoke to the first flakes of the new year.

I’m the type of person that gets cabin fever.

I just cannot sit in the house for more than a day or else I get nutty.

I should be living in a state full of sunshine, iced-coffees, and flip-flops.

But I live in a world of boots, snow plows, and dirty floors.

I’m waiting for my fortune cookie to tell me to go to the Bahamas.

Until then, I’ll make the best of the snow.

Happy 2010!

Have I ever gotten more carried away with photos?

I don’t think so.

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17 thoughts on “First Flakes of 2010

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  2. misscaron

    I LOVE all the photos and you look gorgeous, as ever! I miss the snow. Sometimes I like living in sunny Florida and other times I really wish I was back up north so enjoy it while you can because it’s really true that the grass is always greener on the other side 🙂 Hope you had a wonderful Christmas holiday and a happy new year!

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  3. DJ

    Thanks for pics of the snow. We may not see any this year. Just cold, wet, & windy.
    If I hafta be cold, I could at least enjoy the sight of a bit o snow…
    Love the fam pics! What cuties!

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  4. red.neck Chic

    Go ahead – get carried away with photos… your family is gorgeous!!! So is the snow!!! If you come to Texas I have raspberry tea, flip flops and most days sunshine… even in the middle of winter. LOLOL

    Happy New Year!!! Do you at least get to DRIVE the snow plow?

    😉 robelyn

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  5. Cathy

    If you ever get that fortune cookie with the Bahama thing in it, could you send it my way when you’re finished with it! We have snow too. Not as much as you, but snow nevertheless and it’s freezing here!!

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  6. Gabriela

    Love the photos! Love them I tell you! And I particularly like the one of you. My God you’re beautiful. It’s just not fair that you should get all the good looks! Not fair at all!

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  7. Hat Chick

    Love the photos. I can live without the snow. I’m a iced-coffee, flip flop wearin’ girl.

    “This will be the year that prepares us for the rest of our lives”…..hmmm….profound.

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  8. Jill

    Great pictures. Thanks for sharing some snow with a Floridian! And I love Fringe Kid’s flowered hat and matching gloves. Happy New Year!

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