The Best Day

Nothing beats a heart warming story to put a smile on my face – better than hot chocolate on a winter morning ! Enjoy!
I remember the craziness of toboggans – it was an illusion that anyone could steer them LOL.
In Quesnel we would careen down a hill, bounce off a path and get air as we headed to a stand of trees ! And we loved it!

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The wind was brisk as friends and I plodded through crunchy snow to the top of the hill. Heavy snowfall during the night ended and now in the morning light it appeared as though someone sprinkled glitter across the accumulation. We blew into cupped hands to warm them as we surveyed the glistening slope.

Snow doesnโ€™t fall often in Richmond and if it does itโ€™s rarely deep. Today a good snow had finally come, so we had headed to Forest Hill Park with sleds in tow. We hoped to get in several early rides before crowds reduced the snow to slush, but already we heard muffled voices approaching from across the park.

A group of excited kids, probably half our ages, led two men and a woman in our direction. The children dragged sleds and pulled eagerly at the adults who were stepping through the fresh snow at a painfullyโ€ฆ

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About dfolstad58

I live in the South Okanagan. BC. I enjoy reading, exercise, toastmasters. spending time with my son, my daughter, & her husband , and my patient wife. I try to respond personally to every comment on my blog, and in this way I hope to get to know my readers a little bit and and am able to thank readers for their encouragement on what they liked and suggestions on what they would like to see me try in order to improve.
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7 Responses to The Best Day

  1. Funny story! Really enjoyed it a lot! Thanks for sharing with us and I hope you’re good! God bless you! ๐Ÿ™‚ much love!

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