Hey Ingrid Hey

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

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!

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 :)

A Little Taste of Spring

What a wonderful weekend!  Warm (upper 50′s) and without any snow or rain to drag down the warmth!

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Home, Me and China went to the Arboretum for some “almost” spring fun.  It was 58 degrees but windy so it felt colder but since the three of us are used to cold temps it didn’t faze us at all.  The Roomies looked a little chilly though, lol.

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There still plenty of snow laying about but we made the best of it.  It’s melting pretty quickly.  Just another sign that spring isn’t too far a way :)

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There were plenty of places that had no snow.  China is getting her Buddha Chant on here.  I don’t think she knew I was taking her picture even though she looks like she’s posing for the camera.  She really meditating.  China’s deep like that!

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We even got in some rock climbing.  Homie is an old guy but he’s still got it!

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I thought China being made of glass would shy away from the rock climbing but she was the first one to the top of the cave.  You go girl!

It was a great weekend with friends!