First Ski, bittersweet

June has been riding on my back as I cross-country ski since she was less than a year old.  I’ve listened to her chattering in my ear as I glide along the alfalfa field for four winters now.  Her birthday is at the end of this month and we’re thinking this will be the last year I am able to carry her while skiing.  Very bittersweet.  Brian took her skiing around the yard last night on her own set of skis (Merritt’s first pair).  The equipment was a little too big, but she was delighted with her first ski nonetheless.

Our baby girl is growing up.

(About 20/21 seconds in on the second video she pauses to listen to a bird.  That’s my girl.)

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10 thoughts on “First Ski, bittersweet

  1. Oh my gosh, is that ever CUTE! But could the poles BE any bigger? She really looks like she enjoyed herself – so so so cute!!! What fun to see her out and doing that! Great video Ruby, a real keeper! Hugs, Mom

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    • I suppose I shouldn’t call what she did skiing…more like walking in skis! 😉 I agree–it is wonderful when your children find an affinity for our own treasured pastimes. I’m still hoping one of my kids takes up knitting with enthusiasm, but it’s not looking good. xx

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