Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Sun + Person = Shadow

Anya has discovered her shadow. Funny, since we had not seen the sun in almost four months, shadows are new food for thought for Anya. She keeps pointing out how big her shadow is (with the sun still low in the sky), and Mama's is even bigger!
Shadows, 26.2.2014

Shadows, 26.2.2014

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Amazing Mind!

Anya's mind never ceases to astonish me. Her latest passion is building puzzles. After a period of trial, error and lots of persistence, she knows now how to assemble puzzles of up to 24 pieces. She can sit there for more than 30 minutes in full concentration and then present the finished piece proudly! (In the background of the photo: the broom with floor cloth she dropped when she decided it was time for another puzzle).

She also asks a lot of questions about the world: "How come the moon does not fall from the sky?" and "Maybe it is holding on to a handrail?"
Anya assembling puzzle, 15.2.2014

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Yukon Quest sled tog teams

The Yukon Quest dog sled race is passing by our home right now. We can sit in our living room, look out the bay window and watch them go by. Thanks to "Live Tracking", we know when to expect a team and can perch ourselves by the window. Anya loves spotting dog teams!
Dog sled team on the river, 4.2.2014