Saturday, February 26, 2011

Day 392: Ice-O-Rama

So, I think I mentioned that a weekend, or two, ago we were supposed to go ice skating with a bunch of friends.  But then we had a week of 50-60 degree weather and the ice melted!  And then I was mad that I couldn't be 100% thrilled to be having such *warm* weather in the middle of February.  We wound up having our fun party at our house and all was well.

Except that some of us were still a little sad about not going ice skating.

Fast forward to yesterday.  We were going to drive up to the Big City to go furniture shopping, but we've had some cold, snowy weather the last few days and decided yesterday morning that it would be safer to wait and go another day when the roads were clear.  I was momentarily bummed out, but then a fabulous idea began brewing in my brain.  If it was too cold to shop for bedroom furniture, then it would be cold enough to have ice!  I mentioned the idea to HH, we called our favorite baby sitter and found out she was available, and then our plans were set.

Since it was such short notice, I decided to call rather than email an invite to our friends.  I kind of went crazy (didn't want anyone to feel left out) and spent quite a bit of time on the phone in between the morning  workout (set up a new workout for HH), violin lessons, and some errands.  We got together a small group and then carpooled up to the rink.

And the whole night was a Joyful Moment.  We had a great time visiting the whole drive there and back, and of course, had a fabulously fun time on the ice!  And when we got back, some friends who weren't into ice skating, invited everyone over for hot cocoa and cookies!  Yummy!

It was so much fun!

Wishing you all Joyful Moments full of spontaneity!

1 comment:

Linda said...

I went to our Stake women's conference and was filled to the brim with messages of rejoicing in what I've been given, in spite of the challenges. That was followed by a performance of One Clear Voice (awesome!) and a yummy lunch. Not to mention that your little sis joined me. Lots of joy!