Sunday, December 8, 2013

Ice Skating Fun!

For Thanksgiving this year, we went over to my parents' in Jackson, MS.  My brother and SIL just moved over there with their two adorable boys in September, so it was really exciting to be there to celebrate their first holiday in their new city.
And it was cold.
I'm not talking chilly, I'm talking bone-chilling cold.
So cold the lake near my parents house froze and we were all able to ice skate on it.
Ok, kidding.  I think it would be another ice age before Jackson would actually get that cold! (But, seriously, it was near freezing and to me that is beyond cold!)
The Baptist hospital near their house had set up an ice rink and sledding doohicky.  We decided to try our hand at ice skating despite the fact that our only other skating experience had been an epic fail trying to teach them to roller skate.
My mom, SIL, and I took the little kids over there to check it out while the guys (including Jack who I'm pretty sure now thinks of himself as one of the guys) were golfing.

I wish I had a picture of the incline.  It was steep!!
After some sledding, we decided to try some skating.

It was somewhat challenging at times but a lot of fun!
So fun that we even went back over there later that evening so the boys could join us too!



Kat said...

That looks like so much fun! Reminds me that I must take my kids ice skating sometime. :)
Great pics!
Hope you and your family have a very Blessed Christmas!