Signs of Spring – Good and Bad

Our tree is finally starting to bud out and produce leaves.

But something did not quite look right over at our neighbors - Cataloochee Ski

So we walked over to the ski area to see what was happening.

HORRORS! The snow is melting! We will miss you!


  1. Country Corgi Pups on April 22, 2010 at 11:07 pm

    There was snow up in the mountains above us last night, but it didn’t last through the day today, so we didn’t get to see it AGAIN!!! We are as disappointed as you, I’ll bet, but at least you DID get to have some for a while!

  2. Sam on April 22, 2010 at 8:37 pm

    It is the end of the ski season then? Do you get a lot of hikers?


  3. Kodi on April 22, 2010 at 10:53 am

    It’s so sad when the snow melts 🙁 I would love snow all year round, myself and mum are trying to convince dad to move to Alaska! But he grumbles about not liking the cold, sigh…
    Kodi x

  4. Fiona on April 22, 2010 at 12:02 am

    It has been raining all day today, and so our snow is going very quickly, leaving us with lovely mud! Although the weather-guessers are saying that we might get some snow tomorrow (although I don’t think it will stick around very long)!

    *kissey face*

  5. Lorenza on April 22, 2010 at 12:00 am

    Hmmm…. looks like you can’t have everything, right??
    Don’t worry! Your snow will be back in less than you think!
    Kisses and hugs

  6. Steve and Kat on April 21, 2010 at 10:30 pm

    Oh no! I hope you managed to get one last snow walk before it’s all gone.


  7. BloggingDante on April 21, 2010 at 9:56 pm

    Wow, snow at your place finally melted … we’ve been “snowless” for at least a month now! lol

  8. Life With Dogs on April 21, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    Don’t tempt mother nature, we’re not out of April! Maybe that’s only scary up this way…

  9. Sagira on April 21, 2010 at 8:03 pm

    Oh no…bye bye snow 🙁

  10. gus, louie and callie on April 21, 2010 at 5:34 pm

    On no where is the snow going?

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  11. Kit on April 21, 2010 at 2:28 pm

    So long white stuff, until next year!
    Licks and sniffs,
    Zack, Sassy and Buddy

  12. Anna the GSD on April 21, 2010 at 2:15 pm

    Maybe you can put some in the freezer for whenever you need that “snow smell”? But with the thawing of snow comes even more fun…MUD!!!

  13. JackDaddy on April 21, 2010 at 1:57 pm

    I love the pictures with the snow. I will be sorry to see it gone as well!

  14. Khumbu on April 21, 2010 at 1:51 pm

    OMG sympathies to you all. We have the same thing happening over in Southern Spain, although we are expecting to be able to find snow in places for the whole year, wooooo. Will send you some should all yours go. Woooos

  15. moo too on April 21, 2010 at 12:35 pm

    Better go sink your paws in what’s left!

    jack a-roo & moo too

  16. Mack and Mia on April 21, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    I am having a moment of silence for all of woo and the snow that is slowly disappearing…man it’s going to be a long summer.

    Wags and Woofs,
    Mack and Mia

  17. Khyra on April 21, 2010 at 11:51 am


    Oh how I miss it!


  18. The Army of Four on April 21, 2010 at 11:45 am

    We still have our paws crossed for one of those freak Spring snowstorms. I think the calendar is working against us, though.

  19. Huskys Rule on April 21, 2010 at 11:40 am

    Oh No, say it isn’t so……..How many days till snow season starts again??

  20. Ozzie & ZoZo on April 21, 2010 at 11:39 am

    I suggest running up and down the snow as much as poosible. Be thankful you have some still!


    Oz and Zo

  21. Sammie on April 21, 2010 at 11:28 am

    I don’t know TH… we’re having some furry weird weather over here and it’s snowing again in the Sierras! Maybe you’ll get a bit more…?… while dreaming of next winter! It’s going to be a great summer – look at all the greens!
    Hugs xo

  22. Dennis the Vizsla on April 21, 2010 at 10:50 am


  23. Mimi & CC Cabana on April 21, 2010 at 10:12 am

    It might still snow one more time this month…who knows?!

  24. The OP Pack on April 21, 2010 at 8:35 am

    Sadly that is a fact of life, but take heart, TH – it will be back. Meanwhile enjoy your hikes in the beauty of spring.

    Woos – Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  25. Houndstooth on April 21, 2010 at 8:07 am

    Awww! Hopefully you’ll find some cool mud baths to tide you over until it comes back!

    And here I thought today might have some Herd vs. greyhound racing today!

  26. Kari on April 21, 2010 at 6:23 am

    snow melting does normally happen around this time of year!

  27. Martha and Bailey on April 21, 2010 at 4:20 am

    Never mind, it always comes back!

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