Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Why We Love Living in Boise

Wow, I almost feel that I should introduce myself...Instead, I think I'll just pretend that it hasn't be a month and a half since my last post...The Luke clan has been well, although very busy. I aced my first two classes, and am working my way through another while trying to get registered for several more. Regan is loving the new spring weather and doing well in school and ballet. Her recital is next month and she is very excited. She's also participating in her school's mini-marathon, which has her running laps two recesses a week. She past her 10-mile mark, and seems to enjoy running. I know, it's hard to understand. Hadyn is enjoying her gymnastics class and counting down the minutes until she starts preschool in the fall. Jeff hasn't made as many international trips this year, for which we are grateful. He has kept busy with work, his church calling and snowboarding (not necessarily in that order).
So, yesterday was an amazing day, and we were reminded of how great Boise is. We started our day as usual, running Regan to school, etc. After school though, was our first day this year of running through the sprinklers...

Then, we quickly got ready to meet up with Jeff's sister's family, and we headed up to Bogus Basin for some sledding/snowboarding. The ski lifts and everything are closed, but there's still snow, so off we went. It is a long winding road to get up to the hill, but so worth it. The girls sledded a few times on sleds, then a few times on just their backsides, then they just played in ths snow. Jeff snowboarded a little on the sledding hill, then, when we were starting to pack up, he went all the way down the hill and we picked him up at the base of the mountain.

It was so warm we only wore gloves and snowpants to keep dry. I was actually in shorts and didn't even get cold. I love Boise!

Here's Jeff snowboarding. I know I'm biased, but I think he looks pretty good...and he's a good snowboarder :).

And then we finished our day with donuts and this view. Does it get any better? (No.)


Jonathan said...

Welcome back to the bloggin world! It looks like you guys had a great day yesterday. I love that picture of the girls and Jeff. Glad you are feeling better.

Jonathan & Heather said...

That last comment was really written by me. I was just signed in under Jon's name. :)

David said...

Awesome. How was the snow? We wish we could have made it up with you -- it's a good thing we wimped out, though, I ended up on a phone conference much of the evening anyway.

And welcome back to the blogosphere. :)

Rebekah said...

Yes. Boise is pretty cool. Too bad PWC isn't there... Your girls are beautiful and Jeff does look good. :) Where are the pics of you sledding?!

Wolfingtons said...

So good to get catch up with what is going on with your life. Congrats on aceing (sp??) your classes. What a smarty pants!