Our first installment involves Temple Square and it's legendary lights. 'dawg wanted to go with his daughter before he went back to SD, so last night, despite the freezing temp's, we went.
The minute we walked out on to the main street plaza, Sissy looked up and said, "Oh - look at that CASTLE!"
I was glad we had the stroller, it made it much easier. She rode, she walked, she ran, she rode some more. We froze our butts off. Good times had by all.
Where is Luka you ask? He works all day in the cold, we couldn't PAY him to willingly go out in it again.Where is Tuffy you ask? Work. Besides he already saw them with his lovely little 'tana last weekend. Traditions have a way of altering a little sometimes as people grow up. And that's okay. We roll with the flow. Especially when Mommy has her happy pills. But I digress.....
I will forever remember the one year we met up with my brother and his family to make this a family home evening affair. Splenda and Hoser dropped us off and then they went to find parking. Me, BFF-SIL, and six kids were huddled in the doorway of the visitor's center waiting for them. It was crowded as usual, and then OUT LOUD, in his LOUDEST voice, 'dawg spots the menfolk headed towards us and SHOUTS OUT LOUD:
"THERE THEY ARE! AT LEAST THEY'RE NOT DRUNK THIS TIME!"
Yep. That's my boy! I'm sure, if I had not been so embarrassed and actually lifted my head up, I would have laughed at how many of the missionaries were now circling ready to swoop upon our heathen clan.
(for the record - NO ONE had ever been drunk. At temple square. Ever.)
"See the Temple Christmas lights" checked off our list!
(not sure why the raspberry - but there you have it)