more Olympics

Last Friday my kids got to participate in their own Olympic opening ceremony. It was originally scheduled a week earlier, but then it snowed and they got a few snow days instead. So Valentines day it was--love and world peace and sports go together well, right?

My daughter's class was Canada.

And this was part of the Russian delegation, the three Stooges.

My son and some of his friends got to run the torch:

And then they lit the flame.  Very cool.

The only thing missing was the cheering crowd--and the mountains--and extremely long, drawn out but amazing theatrics. Maybe next time.