Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Everybody's shovelin'...

Please tell me you sang the title of the post to this tune. Because that is what I thought of when I wrote it.  I was sitting on the couch one night and all of the sudden this title just came to me - and I thought I was pretty clever. 

Well enough about my incredible wit... and on to the point of this post. We've had an unusually warm winter in Utah with hardly any snow. But a couple of Saturdays ago we got hit with a doozy. By 2 in the afternoon we had a good foot of snow on the ground. Which isn't really that much in Utah standards, but it was more than we've had all winter. 

When Erik got home from work he headed out to shovel the driveway. Seeing as I've never actually lived in a house in Utah before, I knew I had to get in on the shoveling action - but not without snapping some pictures first.

I'm pretty sure all the Nystul men thought I was crazy taking pictures of them doing something that they've done a million times. But I just couldn't resist documenting my first time helping out!

And I also couldn't resist making my first GIF! 

how to make a gif

I have to say though, despite my initial enthusiasm, I got tired of shoveling pretty quick. I told Erik we need to move to California ASAP. Or maybe I'll just leave the shoveling to my hubby. 



Me, Jane said...

Very cute honey! Yeah, you've been really lucky so far this winter to have avoided this awful task until that day. It's a real workout when it's deep. Tell them to get a snowblower! Expensive but worth every penny! Have to admit though I'm thrilled you all finally got some real coverage! Alta here we come!
Me, Mom

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Rachel JL said...

Too cute! I would have pulled my camera out, too. I'm still purposely walking in the snow on the side of the walkways and playing in it. Go CA girls. :)

Brillante and Darin said...

What is a GIF? A moving picture? That was wierd to see at first. haha, I thought something was wrong with my screen. And I totally sang the title the first time I read it!

Kaitlyn Thatcher said...

Rachel: haha...you'll get sick of it soon enough!

Brillante: Yes, a gif is a moving picture. They have websites where you can upload regular pictures and they turn it into a sweet moving picture!