We took our granddaughters sled riding this afternoon.
We went sled riding on Pool Hill in Youngsville, PA. Our friends, Marge and Neil, who live near Pool Hill, joined us and enjoyed watching the girls sled ride too.
I think the girls had been sledding for about 40 minutes, when they wanted to take a break. We took a break from sled riding to have hot cocoa and snacks. Marge and Neil left us at that time to go for a walk.
We had one close call. The sled that Harper was on got away from her before she was ready. She rode backwards into the woods. Bob was closest to Harper. He ran to her,but wasn’t fast enough. Harper ended up riding through brush, narrowly missing a couple tree trunks. It was scary moment for Harper, Bob, Juniper and me. Thankfully Harper didn’t get one scratch, sprain or broken bone! She did want to go home right then and there, though. We talked Harper into taking one more ride. There is a quote that says “if you fall off a horse, you get back up”. If you wipe out on a sled, you get back up. Harper was a brave girl today.
We had such a good time today. It was wonderful to spend time with the girls. The last time we saw the girls was 2 months ago. I had not been seeing anyone, except Bob, since late November. COVID-19 was rampant in our small community. It was my decision to self isolate, as I have underlying health issues. Given my health issues, I feel that I would not do well if I contracted COVID. The numbers of positive COVID cases have decreased significantly, and I felt safe once again to be with my granddaughters.