Thursday, January 29, 2009


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.


  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.

  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

  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!

  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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