Snow days

oh to be like Marshall and have zoomies through life- to have a frisbee in your face and to not worry about crashing into a tree…..
seriously though,  my dog is a goof, he LOVES the snow and loves to herd sleds.

The recent snow storm dumped about 6 inches of the white stuff on top of the layer of ice. This was a day after we had 60 degree weather and then record breaking subzero tempts the week before. (i might be exaggerating a little on the subzero)

CRAZY…I know… (but we are use to it)

We love the snow. Sled ridding was always a favorite past time of mine and Geno enjoys it too.

Ella..not so much… but she doesn’t like going down slides at the park either. She is very content staying on solid ground walking around the paths I shoveled through the snow like road ways, on the patio. She also likes to take a badminton racket and sift the snow. 20180113_122721

Geno is very good at maneuvering his sled down our yard. He starts at some point in the woods and makes it past the trees to the driveway.

I am impressed cause i’m certain that id either

1. bail out half way.

2. crash into something or someone.


I use to play out in the snow forever as a kid. the snow for some reason makes you feel invincible. like you can just jump and dive on it and not get hurt. but if you tried doing that without snow it will hurt. I always found that interesting. that’s exactly what geno did when we first went out. He just jumped and dived right into it without batting an eye. (mind you its only 6 inches, not 6 feet) 20180113_122715 man oh man though, my mom would always have hot water boiling for me so I can get some hot chocolate. Me and my sister would take bread and dip it in our hot chocolates. any one else do this?

unfortunately, my son doesn’t like chocolate milk so he wouldn’t like hot chocolate, but he does enjoy warm milk which I gladly put in a coffee mug its almost the same. right?


one thing I dislike about the snow is the fact that we are basically snowed in until some one comes and digs us out.

our driveway is a steep but short hill. enough to cause panic when sliding down it onto a busy road or not being able to get back up it after you’ve slid. down. said. driveway.

we make due. you know you have to. the world doesn’t stop when you have issues like that. you deal with it. You learn to cope.

I’ve gotten pretty good at timing the traffic and WEEEEEE! AWAY WE GO! that was the easy part.

I’ve also gotten good at knowing where to salt and shovel (when i’m on my own) on the driveway to get the right traction to take a running start and gunning it to the top!

ahh….fun times.. fun times..



first what??

Something was different yesterday morning but I couldn’t put my paw on it. Everybody was up early walking around like something was about to happen.20170828_072823 They told me to sit for something they call a picture. I was suspicious, not to mention, I didn’t want to cause I was to busy investigation some smell over by that blade of grass.

After that we went inside to eat, well they ate, I sat hoping they’d share and then mom called “come on time to go!” I got excited cause I thought I was going somewhere too but really, we all just went outside again. Even more of a let down because they walked down to the part where i’m never allow to go and “like a good boy” I sat on my spot and watched. I watched as this big noisy thing came and picked the boy up and went away with him. 20170828_080745

I was a tad confused as if I never seen this before, but mom came back up without him and assured me he will be back later.

I tried to amuse myself with the other little thing that walks around. I like her. She feeds me my food out of the bowl. however she is quite noisy. she howls a lot. I don’t get why she’s allow to do it when I get yelled at every time I do it.  20170828_094352Anyways there’s so much you can do with her.  We do a little bit of running, a little bit of staring out the window and then she disappears for a long time and i’m left to do nothing. Sulk I guess. I get bored easily. Mom tries to help, I like it when she throws the ball cause she can get it very far, but with the boy I get to explore the woods! ooo..I like the woods. so many smells and things to roll in! We do our own thing but I like it when he’s with me every so often he gives me a pat. He doesn’t call for me right when I’m in the middle of something good, like mom and dad does. I like this boy. I think I’ll keep him and call him mine.



Fast forward to today….it happened again. I wonder if this is going to happen a lot. what am I going to do with myself. Maybe if I follow mom around the house all day She’ll take me somewhere fun??