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Thursday, January 29, 2009

THE EAGLE HAS LANDED....



Last night the snow was deep and I was so behind I did not even shovel a path in the paddock.
This morning, however, I did my usual and shoveled about a 20 foot wide area where I put the hay.  The temperature went up to the mid twenties and it didn't feel too bad.


Winnie found a snow bank and did her rolling thing.









These snow pictures are for Ariana who actually misses this white stuff!  Even tho we were plowed out at 5 pm yesterday, I had to shovel today.  Can you see the path I made dragging my sled out to the barn this morning?



I spent part of the early afternoon getting the house in shape, digging out my car and taking a shower.  At 3:30 Miss Phoebe and I drove to Buffalo to pick up Gary at the airport.  So nice that the roads were bare.  His plane was delayed by just a few minutes...I expected more, as it was snowing there.  The two blurry pictures are of the main terminal...very dramatic, but I was not able to stop to take the shots.  When we got home around 6:45, I made some spags with our homemade sauce and a big salad.  Gary's diet was different from the norm while he was gone, and he only ate 1/2 of a bran muffin before he got here.  When he walked in the door he had peanut butter on bread, a handful of chips, yougurt with fresh raspberries and granola, a piece of chocolate from Sabine (Germany) and THEN HE ATE DINNER.  It is very nice to have him back home.






4 comments:

  1. Welcome home Gary. Your wife sure has a strange way of following doctor orders "stay off your feet". He must have meant her other feet.

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  2. You awaken my Swedish and Norwegian roots Lori with all these tempting pictures of snow! I hope it's been worth the blizzards, but it sure looks enticing!

    Warm greetings from West Africa (but not as warm as to make your beautiful white coat melt away!),
    Esther & the Herd of Isthar's Ark

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  3. Welcome home, Gary! I hope Lori gets to *actually* stay off her feet for a few hours ;)

    Love the pictures of snow rolling...horses are so silly!

    Hope you all had a nice, cozy night's sleep!
    Suebee

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  4. I would love to see a horse roll like that. I bet it's really funny. Wow...you are getting a lot of snow. I suppose it will flood everything next week when it melts! :) lol

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