Native Texan Livin': Flashback Friday - Steamboat 2013

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Flashback Friday - Steamboat 2013

Since I missed posting some pretty important & fun moments that happened the past year and a half, I thought I'd do FLASHBACK FRIDAYS to catch up!  :-)  Let us begin, in no particular order...

STEAMBOAT 2013/2014

We went to Steamboat, CO 2 days after Christmas for a week.  This was Izzy & Maggie's first time to ski...and our first time back in 9 years!  Izzy did amazing in ski school & Maggie's 1 day in ski school was good...after the screaming subsided.  After that, the school was booked up so we couldn't send her back since we only pre-booked 1 class for her.  Bec & I also did 1 day of ski school & then we were on our own.  Bec did really well & wanted to tackle steeper runs...I however, wanted to stay on the bunny slopes.  ;-)  I think I'm becoming more of a scaredy cat as I get older.

Highlights from our trip:  some of us got stomach bug 1-2 days before we left, Maggie got it once we got there, we're all professional skiiers now, took a sleigh ride & went tubing on Saddleback Mountain (not to be confused w/ Brokeback Mountain), playing & sledding in snow, riding the gondola, bringing in the the new year as the snow fell.

The girls had a blast watching movies on the plane the whole way there.

Getting off the plane on the runway!  Small airport probs! :-)
car ride on the way to the house

You could say I was a little cold!
First day of ski school & already looks like a pro

Bo & Bec on the Christy II lift.  I dropped my gloves into
the snow right after taking this pic. Bo skiied down
to retrieve them for me.  :-)

On the gondola

Toasting for New Year's

Happy New Year!
(They little's got to stay up to NYC ball drop, so they got to "stay up til midnight")

This is the real Flashback!  The top pic was taken when we went to Steamboat for
Spring Break 2005.  Bec wanted to reenact the pic, so the bottom pic is Jan. 2014!

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