We had lots of fun this past weekend when Declan's girlfriend Paula came to visit! We had planned to initiate her to snowshoeing and that we did! We gave her a weekend of many 'firsts', including snowshoeing, shooting a gun, driving on a frozen lake, among other lesser things. Saturday morning we killed some time downtown Norway (waiting for it to warm up a little bit) by going to St. Vincent's thrift store and 8th Avenue Antique Salvage-a great local antique shop! Sad to say I did not get a picture of Declan's thrift store find-a tiny pair of mens 80's swim trunks that I'm ashamed to say he actually will wear in public. Then, after a light lunch and with the sun shining we headed out for an afternoon of snowshoeing. It turned out to be the perfect afternoon, mid 20's with sunshine and a light wind. We hiked around 3 hours and built a campfire up on a bluff with an amazing view underfoot. It was a idyllic first snowshoe for Paula, if I do say so myself! Then, after an awesome morning of worship on Sunday we headed out to the woods again, this time with a bigger group, no snowshoes, and made a huge fire to cook hobo pies and monkey bread on! It was the perfect end to a weekend of winter fun!