Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Wordless Wednesday: FAIL!

Heh. Sorry. Sometimes I slip back into Lolcat-speak. And for those of you who have no idea what I just said, all I'm try to say is that this is going to be a Wordful Wednesday...

Okay. So, when you last visited, I was being chased over a cliff by wild horses, imminent death by trampling or being dashed against the rocks below*ahem* Mom was trying to get the House With Wheels packed up, emptied of perishables, and cleaned while also getting the Box on Wheels packed with clothes, dog toys, computers, guitars, food, and space for crates for TaiChi and Bufus, space for me, and of course, space for Mom and Dad.

*whew* I'm tired just making that list!

Anyway, Mom was kinda busy, so I fell behind on my bloggies. Again. C'est la vie.

While Mom was working hard, I was busy showing Dad that I am still a lap dog.

Besides, someone had to supervise, right?!?

Anyhoo, Mom somehow managed the Herculean tasks set before her, and once Dad got the House With Wheels stored in its indoor storage space, we were on our way back to Park City. TaiChi very quickly decided that she didn't like being in a crate in the back of the Jeep, and wanted to ride with Mom. So, Bufus got back in the big crate (and he traveled really well; he only had a couple of mishaps, and that was only because he didn't have a litter box handy - but he didn't barf even once!) and TaiChi rode where Mom's feet were supposed to go.

Don't ask me where Mom's feet ended up - it was a little unclear (although you can see one braced on the side of the door in that picture). Especially when TaiChi stretched out and fell asleep right in the spot where Mom feet would have gone. I kinda get the sense that Mom was twisted up like a pretzel so TaiChi could be comfortable, but that could be Mom just whining...

Me? I had two-thirds of the back seat, and was generally pretty good. Except that when Mom snacked on some beef jerky, I didn't get any because I was in the, well, back seat.


But Dad had everything packed really well so nothing fell on me, and when I sat up I had a great view, and I could curl up a nap on the seat when the scenery bored me.

And in no time (well, 5 hours, but who's counting? Other than me, that is) we were back in the land of the ice and snow Park City, and the House Without Wheels.

Snow! Actually, this snow stuff is a little mystifying, as there is a 'track' cut in the back yard, because apparently we get So Much Snow that if there wasn't a track, the snow would be over my head, and I would have a tough time doing zoomies in the back yard. Uh-huh. We'll see.


But in the meantime, I am getting used to this snow stuff.

And then this morning? Mom and Dad were supposed to go "skiing" (something that involves sliding on sticks, and most certainly does not involve me; I have already lodged a protest, but it seems to have fallen on deaf ears). But a spanner was thrown in the works when they woke up and it was snowing.

I know, I know. From what I have read about this skiing thing, snow is a good thing. But Dad was saying something about having to clear the snow off the driveway before they could leave the house (or, alternatively, leave it, and since it is supposed to snow all day, hope that they could get back up the driveway after skiing - something that seemed unlikely with the amount of snow we are supposed to get). Then Mom and Dad were also discussing the fact that having their first day on skis after a season's hiatus be in flat light, new snow, and snowing all day, and with holiday crowds was Not Their Idea of Fun. So they went back to bed.

And, I went and checked out the start of this snow storm.



This stuff could be sort of fun!!! And yes, it is still snowing, and is supposed to continue all day!

Of course, I'll keep you updated.

In the meantime, Mom has a few Christmas presents to open. And I know that there is at least one box there that has My Name on it!!!!

So, get cracking, Mom!

*kissey face*
-Fiona, The Snow Dog

24 comments:

bbes tribe said...

Hi Fiona, We loved the pics of you in the snow and enjoyed your tale of the trip. Sounds like great fun. Hope at LEAST one of the presents was yours.
Tailwags
Ernie & Sasha

Two Country Poodles said...

Great snow zoomie pics! Sounds like our kinda trip...Tai Chi looks very comfy...even if she is sitting where the hooman feeties go. Wow...Thats alot of presents...You could be there all day. Have fun!


Wags and Licks,
Mollie Jo & Bobo

The Thundering Herd said...

Woo - that was a lot of detail, but we sort of focused on one thing - SNOW!! You do look like you are having fun. Wonder if we can get our hu-dad to build us a race track around the yard like you have.

YD, sometimes with Samantha and June said...

Humans do sacrifice a lot for us precious doggies(like your mom gave up her leg room for TaiChi, our mom sometimes gives up her sitting spot on the couch, or her sleeping space on the bed or she has to curl up like a shrimp in the bed...)
Fi, your snow pics are so fun!
Happy New Year to you and your family!

Sam & June

jan said...

We got taken up to the mountains where the snow lives. We mostly stayed in the car and watched.

Misty the alpha Poodle

Sierra Rose said...

Hi Fiona!!! Great to see you! I'm with ya pal on the snow zoomies. Great stuff.
Look at all those boxes to open! Hope you helped mom with that task.
And...my dad says..."your mom and dad passed up some 'freshies'" on the downhill zoomies!?!?!? (Dad likes to sleep in, but when freshies are around, and we are nearby, goodness golly! He is up and ready to go!)

Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
Sierra Rose

Lilo, The Great Rock Eater said...

Dear Fiona, you look like you were having such fun in the snow!!! You seem to like it much more than I do. Maybe it's because I am so close to the ground and the snow tickles my belly =)

Hope you're had a great holiday season!!

Kisses
Lilo

central bark designs said...

Fiona -

great snow pics. Hope you got lots and lots on new stuff to play in! - Abbey

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Snowtrakhk zoomies with woo would be

Pawesome
Pawesome
Pawesome
!!!!!!!!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra
PeeEssWoo: In khase woo don't know, your mom tends to be on that FB place!

Tank said...

You REALLY love the snow don't you???

I need a track like you have cause my legs just aren't long enough and I keep getting stuck:(

Maggie and Mitch said...

You look like you're just loving the snow, Fiona! We can't wait to see what's inside the boxes!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Deborah said...

Hi Fiona, your are beautiful! I'm going to look forward to following! My brother and his daughter has 3 standard poodles. I just love them!
I have 5 dogs, 3 cats and few other pets!!!
Happy New Year!
Deborah

BRUTUS said...

Gald you are home safe, bet you'll miss the Enterprise though (we miss Big Earl for sure). I'm getting a little more into the snow-playing this year, looks like you have it mastered already! Can't wait to hear what's in all those boxes!!

Snorts-
Brutus the Frenchie

1000 Goldens said...

That is some serious snow there, and we like watching you enjoy it Fiona. And talk about a nice loot pile - it had to be fun opening that stuff :)

Lorenza said...

Hi, Fiona!
Sounds like a long trip!
You are a pawesome lap dog!
And yes. that is a lot of snow! But I can see you there enjoying it a lot!
Happy New Year!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello fiona its dennis the vizsla dog hay ar yoo shoor yoo dont liv in mama and dadas old howse in noo york??? becuz tucker swares it lukd just like that owt bak in winter!!! ok bye

bermudabluez said...

First...we have to say you are THE cutest !! All of your pictures are just Adorable with a capital A!! So glad to see that you are enjoying the snow zoomies....we love to do them too. Mom ruins it sometimes by making us wear our coats....but she says it's because we are white and she can't see us...we think it is an excuse!! Happy New Year !! Hugs from Chloe & LadyBug, the NY BichonsFrises

Clive said...

Fiona, we loved all your snow pics! Looks like you were having so much fun!

You have lots of boxes to help your Mom open! Hope you find something nice for yourself!

Happy New Year to you all
Clive and gang

Mango said...

Momma thinks your dad has kind of a Gary Busey look going on in that photo. Whatever.

We have potty paths in our yard too. Makes things much more convenient. We liked all your words. So much happening. Hopefully now that you are in the immobile house things will simmer down.

.

Slobbers,
Mango

Dory and the Mama said...

You must be tired after all that snoopervising and then snow zooming!!

Smileys!
Dory

Ms. ~K said...

Welcome home!!!
Looks like Santa made a couple of stops at your house!!!
Enjoy the snow!
Zack, Sassy, and Buddy

Mickie said...

Fi--don't you get balls of snow stuck in your fur? We do and we don't mind--unless it gets stuck in between our toes :(
Mum doesn't like the balls of snow, says they melt all over the house......
Hugs and Happy New Year,
Paddie, Seamus and Ted

Rocky Creek Scotties and Java said...

Hi Fiona,

It's wonderful to see you back. It looks like you're having so much fun zooming around in the snow. And surely at least one of those pressies is for you.

Happy New Year,

XOXO
Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Java

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