Snow Day!

Jan. 10, 2011: We’ve got snow! Atlanta seldom gets as much as we’ve seen in the last 24 hours, which is somewhere between 4 to 6 inches, and I’m loving it. Miss Paws went bouncing out into the backyard last night while it was still coming down, biting at the snow, digging in it, and even sledding. (Yes–Miss Paws would pounce up in the air and come down with her paws out in front, sliding on her belly down the hill, as her front feet pushed up the snow in front of her like a snow plow.)

Later she came inside and did this:

She was a tired puppy.

I had fun outdoors in the white stuff, too. Look at the strange creatures that I discovered in the woods behind my house:


Snow bugs, very resistant to bug sprays but can’t handle the blast from a hairdryer.