Springing Into Spring

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It’s still a bit cold in our part of the globe but we all got excited when we saw the flowers starting to bloom.  It meant that Spring was springing!

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Thad loved the daffodils!

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Ingrid always loves going to the arboretum.  It reminds her so much of Norway and the Fjords and forests.

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Even with the cooler weather how could one not enjoy such an outing?

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So much fun.  I hope you get to go out and smell the flowers too!

Vegas Baby!

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The Gang joined Bjorn on a mini break to Las Vegas, Nevada.  It was amazing!

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We had a layover in St. Louis.  So technically we were all in St. Louis…totally counts, lol.

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Let’s get to the gaming already!
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Shelly got some really good food at Le Burger Brasserie.

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Bjorn atop of the Stratosphere!

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Vegas was a blast.  Like they say…What happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas, lol!

Hey Ingrid Hey

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Bjorn sister has come to town and she’s liking it so much she has decided to stay.  I’m just an elf/gnome so I’m always a little leery of new comers but I sure do like her.  She’s such a sweet gal from the forest.

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She arrived just as we were having our 17th snow fall of the season.  It may be mathematically spring but the snow makes me think that Winter just doesn’t want to let go.

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Luckily for the Roomie it was more a “pretty” snow than a messy one.

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I love spring like most folks but I’m going to miss the beauty that snow offers.  It’s like the paint to the canvas of a landscape painting.  The warmth will be nice but from this old Elf/Gnome each season brings with it new possibilities, new beauties and new adventures.  I’m glad Ingrid is going to stick around to share all this with us :)

Happy St. Paddy’s Day!

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Patches O’Hurley couldn’t wait to get this day started.  Doing the Irish Jig is his favorite dance so today he is ready to breakout his tap shoes and start Jigging!

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It snowed this morning but the boys feel certain it won’t hinder the festivities planned for later!  Come on people…go get your IRISH ON!!!

UPDATE:

Just in from the Irish Government…Americans Suck and can’t spell.  Being American Elves/Gnomes we are part of that suckage and have fixed the faux pas.  Happy St. Paddy’s Day…y’all!!!

Thursday’s with Thad

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Thad is a quiet Elf but is more fun that Fun Bobby.

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Sometimes he gives his friend a lift for no apparent reason.

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Sometimes he helps the FNGs get used to his new surroundings.

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Sometimes he just likes to hang out with the Poets and share stories of the old days.  Thad is one Elf you can count on to brighten up your day!

Lets Go To The Shore!

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The Roomies were securing the summer rental this past weekend and we got to tag along.  The Beach looked inviting!

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China loved the warmth of the sun.

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Bow, Elenor and Cookie were sunning themselves on the bench.

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We drove around town.  It was so quiet, not like the hustle and bustle of the Summer months.
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Homie loved the “protecting” the local leprechaun.

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The Roomie changed the lyrics to the Robin Sparkles song “Lets Go To The Mall” with “Lets Go To The Shore” and then sang it for hours.  Now I can’t get that silly ditty out of my head.  Ugh!

Anywho…can’t wait for the Summer to start :)