Oh! precious is the flow
That makes me white as snow;
No other fount I know,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.
Yesterday, I shoveled for over 4 hours... 3 at one time. The first hour was trying to make a path for Mr. Mailman. Even though during my efforts, several people who walked by said he was in our neighborhood, Mr. Mailman stood me up. I hope he comes today or he will miss my tribute wall of snow to him.
During the second 3 hour stint, Brock, my 5 year old son, came out with me. He enjoyed it sooooo much. At the intersection, there was a huge mound of snow with a straight edge that he kept calling his "cliff". He loved climbing up it and even "falling" off it. It brought me great pleasure to watch him enjoying it so much. I even took a few breaks and tossed snow balls at him.
Needless to say, removing the mountain of snow at the end of our driveway so hubby could drive today really gave me a workout... and a minor back strain.
And to top that off, when Hubby got home, he told me he fell walking into work (think doing the splits in the middle of the sidewalk in DC... with one leg out and the other underneath of you - ouch!) and was too sore to do the P90X - Kenpo X DVD with me. I wanted to fold too, but I decided to do it anyway. I was glad that I did. Kenpo X was so much FUN! I felt like I was taking out all of my snow frustrations while kicking and punching. Kenpo X is like Taebo - remember Billy Banks? It was fun. And Dolce, the Wonder Dog, enjoyed "bothering" me too. So much so, that Brock decided to snap pictures of her. This one was his best shot: Dolce kissing me during stretches.
I am still desperately seeking Spring (and a treadmill), but think I have begun my love affair with snow. Thank you God for helping me love ALL of your creations by giving to me in abundance!