Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Winter Wonderland

Wow.  OK, why was I whining a few days ago about the sudden arrival of winter?  I'm wondering, because it got SO much worse! 

Just so you know, over the last 20-30 years, winter snow fall here in the Idaho valley in which I live has decreased year by year.  This year, we may be reaching record snow fall - all in about 24 hours. 

I'm home today from work, because the driving conditions are so treacherous from my house into town, that I decided not to risk life & limb this morning.  Luckily for me, my job and my boss are flexible enough to allow a Snow Day every now & then.  Yay! 

Gir & Snoopy have enjoyed playing in the deep snow, but they keep losing their tennis ball toys!  See the pictures of the dog houses?  Notice that there are very few doggie footprints leading into the houses?  That's because these lovely spoiled ladies have been outside today only long enough to relieve their bladders, and then back into the house they go.  They have been stretched out in front of the wood stove all morning.  What a life, huh? 

10 inches overnight!

*singing*  Walkin' in a Winter Wonderland!  *ahem*  Sorry about that, folks.  Couldn't help myself from breaking out in song.  I hope I didn't sting any of your ears.  



  1. I don't blame the ladies...that is way too much snow to be hanging out in. I live in Las Vegas and my dogs have to be forced outside to "go potty" (the part in quotes has to be said in a high voice) if the wind's blowing the leaves around too much for their delicate sensibilities.

  2. @Nari: Dogs are so awesome! I especially love it when they wake me up at 1:00 a.m. so that they can go outside, wander around in circles, sniff all corners of the yard, come back to the door and stare at me, then FINALLY find their perfect spot.