Friday, April 17, 2009

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

The difference between my two homes:

In Texas, what starts with thunder ends in tornadoes and raquetball-sized hail, even in April.


Whereas, in Utah, what starts with thunder ends in a foot of snow. Even in April.


Our poor Globe Willow couldn't handle the pressure and turned into a Weeping Willow.


Piper turned into a pupsicle. She plucked ice-balls off her fur for about 1/2 hour.


The way snow should be! I don't mind snow in April because I know it will be gone the next day. In fact, seeing the end before the beginning makes it all the more beautiful.


Here is Chewy bounding toward the house.

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The magic of the sun. Even the wan morning light was enough to help our tree sproing forth.

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And last, our shepherding dog decides to herd me in ever tighter concentric circles.

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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

So, our lump of hail looks like it could be your snowball!

The snow is beautiful. I hope your globe willow survives the weight. It looks like some of the limbs were broken.

And I am glad that Chewy knows his job and does it well.

Love you,
Mom

123 checkoutourfamily said...

wow, that's quite a bit of snow. I think I'll stick with hail.