FINALLY! We have been home for two weeks now and I'm just now finding time to sit down and blog about our awesome trip to Wyoming. I will not bore with every little detail that I'm remembering, but will share a few things. A little background would be that Anny's parents live in Casper, and her brother's family drove out from Saint Louis.
Abby was incredible on all four of our flights to and from Casper! We pulled out the stops, but it was worth it. We had and used:
Madagascar on my iPod
We made friends with everyone around us just to be safe, but Abby only even whined once that I can remember. A funny note here is that on our flight into Casper, on a little jet, Abby was blissfully happy until the plane touched the ground. It was then, and only then, that she fell asleep in my arms! Too cute.
The weather was absolutely incredible. There was snow on the ground, of course, but we were outside every day in short sleeves playing on the swing set! We had a few well intentioned snowball fights, but nobody got too hurt. (Sorry again, Anny. I love you and did not mean to cream you in the face with a ball made of snow. Funny? Yes. Intentional? Not exactly!) Really the only time that I even wore a coat on our trip was the morning we went up ON the mountain.
Our biggest challenge turned out to be schedules. Abby is an Eastern Time girl, her cousins are Central Time girls and we were visiting the Mountain Time Zone. Abby napped before her cousins and was awake way too early every day. The grandparents were good sports about all of it and extremely accommodating to our craziness!
The bottom line is that we had a blast and wish we could be together more often with that part of the family but indeed the miles are vast between us, for now at least.
Of course I took lots and lots of pictures and they are available HERE and HERE.
Once again I made a trip to Wyoming and saw FEET of snow on the ground but none fall from the sky. As my Mother-In-Law said, that's okay! It's that I was there to see the snow that matters!