Monday, April 22, 2013

Latest trails, April 22nd, still intact, but raining

April showers are pouring down on the intact dog trails at SPK.  Dogs are wet, everything is wet.  Nice hot soup is still an afternoon treat that is well received.   The 60's are expected on Saturday.  Long overdue.
As much as I don't like hot weather, it's enough already of winter.  Bears have been in their dens for 7 months.  See:

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Still Snow Cover

We are looking at full snow cover on trails and fields, April 20th.  Area lakes are still frozen.  Ice fishermen are happy.  Dogs are puzzled.  Humans are a bit tired of snow and more snow.  We purchased a record number of straw bales this year.   Driving just 15 miles south we see grassy areas.   Lilacs, when will you blossom?  I'm guessing June 10th, a month late.

Friday, April 12, 2013

April Snow, Latest Trails Ever

Copper sat sadly on the front porch this morning.  He was excited to go out until he saw the snow, deep snow.  We haven't lost our trails before today and now we have added snow to keep them intact for a bit longer.   Prior to this, the latest we ever had ribbons of trails was April 9th.   This winter just wants to hang on... April 12.2013.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Easter Sunday, 2013

We received quite a bit of wet, concretelike snow on Saturday, March 30, added to our at least one foot base of snow... quite different from a year ago when we were already hauling straw out of the pens.
For Easter Sunday morning we had more snow flurries and wind.   It didn't dampen Josefina's enthusiasm for the Easter Bunny trail and we had a wonderful Easter celebration together.
The dogs are taking this late spring in stride, but they would prefer running out on the trails.