Friday, 8 January 2010

Over Excitement

This is She-Dog's second winter and, although we had some snow during the last one, I don't remember her being quite so lunatic. Perhaps it is because the snow is so much deeper this time.
. "I'll pretend to be interested in the river but I'm really hatching a plan...."

"If I stalk Barney he's bound to chase me"

"Call me old and grumpy but I ain't going no further or faster than this"

"I'll go for a gallop on my own then....

....and no-one goes faster than me"

"I seem to have run out of steam"

"Let's plod back up the path to home"

"Thank goodness, the wood burner's ablaze"


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9 comments:

  1. She looks like she's right in her element! Fantastic, isn't it, to see pure joy in the innocent.

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  2. That's brilliant!
    We are getting a lot of fun from our dogs this weather too!

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  3. Hello Johnson,

    There is something just so beautiful in watching a dog run. I'm not sure what my dogs would do if faced with snow. They have never seen any ;-)

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  4. What a delightful post! If only we humans were able to delight in such simple pleasures so readily!

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  5. I've seen lots of dogs enjoying the snow on the common near us - they really do seem to like it

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  6. Thanks for your comment, Johnson, and happy to meet you :) That's ALOT of white out your window...that first pic of She-Dog at the water's edge is so pretty! And I love that your work is your passion!
    Lynn

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  7. I could just imagine the joy she was feeling as she ran. Ahhh... the fire to lay by and warm one's self by. When my husband and I lived on his parent's farm, we used a wood burning stove in the winter--that is the warmest heat ever--just soaks through to your bones. Quite a bit of work, though to gather the wood and keep things going.

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  8. Thanks to all of you for leaving comments. The snow is still falling here although it is supposed to be getting a bit warmer at the weekend. I can't say I shall be sorry!

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