Sunday, January 15, 2012

What a difference a year makes!

This time last year, our yard looked like this:

Actual photo from Jan 15, 2011
You'll notice that on this date last year we had snow.  A fair amount of snow, actually.

This year?


Honestly, if I didn't know better, I'd say Mom was pulling your leg by pulling out some pictures from early fall.  But no.  This is what our yard looks like today.


Not that we don't have fun (and we do have a little snow where the yard is in shadows)...

Look Mom!  No hands!  Heehee!
We're supposed to get a storm tonight/tomorrow morning, but it doesn't sound like much.  However, at this point, ANYTHING would be better than nothing.

But don't get me wrong; we have fun no matter whether we have snow or not.  AND, with the warm, dry weather we've been having, the streets in the neighborhood are dry, and this weekend Mom took us on two very long walkies, which was great!  Oh, and Mom and Dad aren't really complaining about the snow TOO much; no snow means Mom has an easy commute and Dad doesn't have to clear the driveway!

But we're going to do another snow dance anyway!

*kissey face*
-Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

PeeEss:  I know there are a bunch of Cuties entered in Mango Minster that I haven't visited yet - but not to worry, I'll be visiting you soon!


Millie and Walter said...

I love the last picture where you both look like you are levitating!


Lorenza said...

I know you two have lots of fun together.... snow or not....
But sure you'd prefer getting tons of the white stuff, right?
Thanks a lot for your beautiful Christmas Card. It made us feel loved by you all!
Kisses and hugs

Jan said...

We often see you having a tug of war. Who wins these?

GOOSE said...

Despite the lack of snow you two sure know how to tear it up and have fun. I'll do a little snow dance for ya all as well. Couln't hurt, right?

bichonpawz said...

We have the very same problem here! LOVE that FLYING picture!!! xoxo Chloe and LadyBug

Molly the Airedale said...

We haven't had snow since Halloween and that was a freak thing and very destructive! We hope that we both get some of the white stuff soon!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

Fabulous Fiona Fear Not... I have 3 Industrial Strength Snow Making Machines being Specially Constructed JUST FUR YOU!! They should be delivered SOON.
I can NOT have my best and most BEAUTIFUL SNOW QUEEN not being able to enjoy her exquisite Snow Zoomies and Games.
I have also ordered Snow Block makers so that you can build Igloos and Snow Forts.
Oh and did I mention that I am also going to be shipping off a dozen NEW Neon colored Frisbee thingys?
Nothing is too good fur YOU my dear SWEET FIONA. I'm just sayin.

Wyatt said...

Any snow is good snow! It looks like you two agree :D

Wyatt and Stanzie

The Army of Four said...

At least you have SOME!!! We might get some tonight, but hey, it's 40 out there right now... so we're going to need some help in the temperature department first!
Play bows,
PS: We LOVED that Kansas/Flat as a Pancake thing! Just perfect!!! And mm.... now we all want some pancakes! :)

3 doxies said...

OMD, nows dat snow is just pathetic. I could even walk in it withouts havin to has da hoomans make me a path...nows dat is BAD!

Howevers, if you do gets more can you please keep it in your neck of da woods?


Clive said...

Keeping our paws crossed for more snow for you two!!!

take care
Clive & Murray

The Adventures of the LLB Gang said...

We hope you get snow soon!!! The weather this year is just CRAZY!!

Dory, Jakey and Bilbo

STELLA and RORY from Down Under said...

Hi Fiona and Abby, we just cannot get over the difference when your yards are covered in snow and when they aren't. It looks so amazing and different. Paws crossed you gets lots of snow. No worries, and love, Stella and Rory P.S. today our temperature is 39C (102.2F). pheww.

Jed and Abby in MerryLand said...

Judge Fiona, Abby begs to inform you that two of Frankie Furter's snow making machines have already been impounded and Abby is hot on the trail of the third one. Any snow block making machines will also be impounded immediately, as will any other potential bribes. Abby and the Mango know that your integrity is above reproach and regret that you have been insulted in this manner. Please rest assured that Abby is ever vigilant.

Jed & Abby the Legal Beagle[mix] Extraordinaire and Official Guardian of Ethics for MM2012

Kari in Alaska said...

It better come before we are there in a couple weeks

Stop on by for a visit

Berts Blog said...

Hey up there, did you get snow last night. I think our big winter is about to hit.

Be safe and have fun.


I'll let Frankie know there is no need for his bribery now.